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Mick’s stories

6 February 2012

Author : maxime-buechi

Legendary tattoo-photographer and reporter (and Sang Bleu friend) Traveling Mick finally started a website. Check it out and get your mind blown!

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Travelin’ Mick is a photographer and journalist, who has been relentlessly roaming the world in search of the last remaining tattoo cultures of this planet to record and thus conserve them for posterity.

It is his distinctive goal to promote the understanding of the importance of tattooing to the history and culture of mankind and as a veritable form of art.

Tattoos have been an integral part of the shaping of identities of societies and individuals throughout our history over thousands of years as well as a possibility to express our individuality and creativity.

Thorough research is meant to find out more about the relation of mankind and its societies with body art.

By visiting and documenting the last remaining traditional tattooing practices on all continents, he tries to preserve those cultures and show them to the world in images that express the beauty and pride of ethnic groups and traditional communities, who still bear the marks of their people.



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