2 Jul 2017

Forever after? The danger of "tattoo regret"

From Standing Room Only, 1:45 pm on 2 July 2017

Getting a tattoo when you're young is no guarantee you'll still be proud of it when you're a bit older.  Will that One Direction tattoo mean the same in ten year's time? Tattoo regrets are one of the things photographer Tracy Sexton is looking at in an exhibition about tattoo culture she's calling Will forever, mean forever?  The popup show opens this week at 17a Hartham Place in Porirua

Tracy's a third year student majoring in photography at Whitireia Porirua and she tells Lynn Freeman that working on this series changed her own views on tattoos: