I must have literally had my head completely buried in the ground because I have only just stumbled upon the awesome video documentaries that tattooist Grace Neutral has been creating for culture website I-D. Better late than never, eh.
The below video documentary explores South Korea’s underground tattoo scene and attitudes towards beauty. Grace gives an insight into the country’s mainstream influences of K-Pop, gang culture and plastic surgery, and explores how younger generations are challenging traditional views around body image.
An eye-opening and inspirational video, it’s aroused so many thoughts and questions in my own mind about tattoos, and society’s response to them. This may just be the most interesting mini-documentary I have ever seen about tattoos – please give it a watch, I urge you!