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12 September 2014

Via group KWMC

'I Will Always Have You' Exhibition Launch

Some photos I took at last night's excellent launch event for the new 'I Will Always Have You' exhibition at KWMC.

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18 June 2014

Via group KWMC

Mobile Tattoo Parlour in Knowle West

The Mobile Tattoo Parlour travelled to The Park today with people queuing to have their tattoos photographed for an arts project. The arts project is being run by Knowle West Media Centre - looking at the stories behind the tattoos. They will all be displayed on a website and in an exhibition in September. From first love to Zombie sharks and satanic devil horns to hip-hop band names they have all been recorded for the online Knowle West archive. KWMC Arts assistant programme producer Luke Gregg said: "We have had a lot of tigers and some fantastic artwork. We've already photographed almost 100 tattoos and are looking forward to some more great stories from the community." Kerry Pollard (26) who had a Cleopatra on her arm said: "I just like Egyptian mythology and I have Horus on the back of my arms. I had my first tattoo when I was 15 - but they didn't know my real age and they didn't ask for ID. It's on my stomach of stars and blossams - and I've been having them ever since." The exhibition will be at re:work in Filwood 19 and 20 June and at KWMC on Saturday 21 June. Next week look out for it at Inns Court 24 and 25 June. Visit www.knowlewesttattoos.org.uk

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10 June 2014

Via group KWMC

Be sure to catch the Mobile Tattoo Parlour!

MOBILE TATTOO PARLOUR ON TOUR Share your fascinating ink and interesting stories!! Marked Up, Tattoo Studio 10th - 12th June The Park, Daventry Road 17th - 18th June Re-Work, Filwood Broadway 19th - 20th June Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue 21st June Inns Court 24th - 25th June Knowle West Media Centre, Leinster Avenue 1st July onwards...

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10 June 2014

Via group KWMC

Tattoo parlour with a difference opens in Knowle West

We had a fantastic morning on Leinster Avenue unveiling a new mobile tattoo parlour. Rather than inking new designs, the parlour is collecting photos of people's body art and the stories behind them. Lots of wonderful, poignant stories have already been shared - why not add yours! More at http://kwmc.org.uk/projects/iwillalways/
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