June 17, 2019

Denis (@dsmt)
Denis is a Ukrainian tattooist based in Kiev. He works in a strong graphical style, utilizing imagery adopted from cyberpunk and other dystopian aesthetics. In this interview, Denis tells us how he went from law school to a career in tattooing and more.

June 3, 2019

Henry Hablak (@hhablak)
Henry Hablak is a Philadelphia-based tattooist. His figural work is inspired by various historical, religious, and mythological referents, offering a unique sensibility within a saturated industry.

May 9, 2019

Dustin Barnhart (@dustinbarnhart)
Dustin Barnhart is a tattooist and co-owner of Berlin Tattoo in Kitchener, Ontario. Barnhart combines impactful imagery and hints of illusionism in a neo-traditional aesthetic. He describes his origins as a tattooist, life as a shop owner, and more.

February 8, 2019

Andrew Stortz: Books Closed
We interview Andrew Stortz, the organizer, founder, and host of the exceptional podcast, Books Closed.

January 31, 2019

Chad Koeplinger on Hardcore Music: A Conversation With Ed Crooks
TTTism presents an interview between creator of the Still Life zine, Ed Crooks, and Nashville-based tattooist, Chad Koeplinger.

December 23, 2018

Brian Kennedy (@sewp)
TTTism presents a series of photos by tattooist, artist, and musician, Brian Kennedy (@sewp). The photo series follows Kennedy amidst his extensive travels in Europe and Asia.

August 7, 2018

Woojin Choi (@oozy_tattoo)
We interview Woojin Choi (@oozy_tattoo) about his self-made origins as a Korean tattooist. Choi’s unique style is contextualized by his time in university and ongoing passion for drawing.

December 21, 2017

Maxime Dalix
Shop manager and tattoo collector, Maxime Dalix, shows us her considerable work–done almost exclusively in black and grey.

November 28, 2017

Prayers
Photographer and tattooist Elvia Iannaccone Gezlev interviews Leafar Seyer of San Diego-based band, Prayers. Coupled with this interview are striking photos of the band taken in New York by Gezlev.

October 12, 2017

sally
A brief essay written by Canadian ‘hand poke’ tattoo and performance artist, sally.

October 12, 2017

Luxiano Tattoo
In conversation with Swiss born artist and owner of Mexico based tattoo studio Klassik31, Luciano Calderon – otherwise known as Luxiano.