Episode 036

Thinking Ink

with Christy Lillard of Laughing Buddha Tattoo

July 9, 2019


Artistic expression is a fundamental part of the human condition, but body art remains one of the most stigmatized versions of expression on a global level. In the US, 40% of Americans under the age of 30 have a tattoo, so clearly something is shifting. Why has tattoo art, and the designers and artists that work in the medium had such a hard time being accepted into the artistic community, and why do so many unfair stigmas remain?

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