Inked Venus is an essay is about SA’s best female tattoo artists and their favourite creations, on female customers.
Using portraits as a medium, Inked Venus aims to humanize, put faces on both ends of the tattoo scene. Far from being a catalog, the essay wants to explore the relationship between tattoos and contemporary femininity.
In it's first instalement, Inked Venus is featuring the work of the amazing Ashleigh Mahar. Many thanks to Ashleigh, for sharing her beautiful work with us and to Sally Lee and Jac Greenwell making this possible.