Çağdaş, Co-founder and geometric dotwork artist
Turkish artist Cagdas became fascinated by tattoo art when he was in his teens and did his first tattoo with a self-made tattoo machine at 14. Later on, he turned his passion into a profession and ran a successful studio in Cihangir, a trendy neighbourhood in central Istanbul. Since 2020 he mainly practises his art in Germany. He specialises in geometrical patterns and ornaments in dotwork style.
„Tattoos don’t necessarily have to tell a story – but they are part of the story of the person who carries them on their skin for their entire life.“
Filiz, Co-founder and hand poke artist
Filiz studied Middle Eastern Studies and Art History at the University of Freiburg in Southern Germany before she became involved with Istanbul’s art scene and played an active part in an EU-funded project to support artists in Turkey. During this time, she set up a successful tattoo studio with Cagdas. After spending several years working and living alongside tattoo artists, she learned how to tattoo herself. She practises a technique called hand poke, meaning that she tattoos without a machine. Hand poke is a very delicate, calm and deeply conntecting way of tattooing.
Tuğçe, Color tattoo artist
Tuğçe specializes in illustrative, fine-line, and colorful designs. She approaches her illustrative designs with sensitivity, considering careful use of colors and flowing lines. She initially started her professional career as an interior designer, but soon discovered tattoo art and realized the freedom it brings.
Creativity and a touch of cheerfulness are key components of her tattoos, and she aims to emphasize the influence of fine arts in her work. Her dedication to the freehand aspect of her designs allows for truly personalized tattoos to come to life.
Osman, Sketch tattoo artist
Artist Osman skillfully translates his creative drawing style onto the human body as a tattoo artist. Drawing from his background in art education during university, Osman applies his experience in a unique way to the art of tattooing, offering his clients meaningful and original tattoos. His expertise in utilizing sketching and drawing techniques in tattoo applications adds a distinctive touch to his designs. By combining various elements such as animals, human figures, cross-sections, and abstract components, he brings forth authentic creations.
Drawing inspiration from living beings in nature and seamlessly integrating them with anatomically fitting compositions, Osman ensures that his tattoos remain aesthetically impressive and enduring.
Büşra, Flow tattoo artist
Büşra is a Berlin based tattoo artist from Istanbul. She graduated from med school but after working sometime in the field, she decided to explore tattoo art and changed her career in this direction. Mostly inspired by the flowy elements of smoke and water, the artist creates abstract designs in her own unique style. Büşra uses multiple techniques and aestheticizes the body by painting it like a canvas.
"Tattoos müssen nicht immer Geschichten erzählen – und doch sind sie Teil der Geschichte eines jeden Menschen, der sie ein Leben lang auf der Haut trägt."
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