Have you ever dreamed of getting a tattoo but are too afraid to actually go through with it?
To coincide with Welcome Collection’s 'Skin' exhibition, we are running a competition to design a tattoo for Caisa Ederyd, our willing, tattoo-obsessed volunteer. We are asking you to put pen to paper and send us your designs for Caisa’s tattoo. The winning entry will be tattooed live on Caisa’s body in the 'Skin' exhibition on Thursday 22 July.
In the Skin exhibition one of the aspects we are interested in is looking at peeling back the layers of skin to discover what's beneath - let your imagination run wild with the anatomical workings of your body. Organs, dissections, skeletons, guts, nerves bundles, veins - get your thinking caps on to illustrate what's beneath our skin and display the internal on the external.
As for with this tattoo, I’d like it to have something to do with body organs such as hearts, lungs, guts and blood. This is because I think the inside of the body is interesting, beautiful and sadly because my dad died from a heart condition a few years ago.” - Caisa
The image of Caisa above shows the area that she wants tattooing - just around her left ribs. The area is quite large and the tattoo could be up to 6” x 6”.
Competition closes on Monday 5 July
Shortlist announced on Monday 16 July
Winner revealed at our late-night opening on Thursday 22 July at 18.30.