Yeah..! What is it'
Karma.Punk Collages on Human Skin. TrashPolka With an English Accent. Re-examining Bits and Pieces of What's Been Discarded in the Haste of the Late 20th Century and Sticking Them Together. Stills from a Postmodern Science-Fiction Movie Set Ten Minutes in The Future. Global Slang for The Common Man. Pornography for Plutocrats.The Myth, and the Religion of Design Or Die. Talent Borrows, Genius Steals.
Hi-Tech Piracy. Customised and Collaged.
That..! Is What it is!
Paul Talbot is an award-winning, midlands based tattoo artist and graphic designer, producing Urban Contemporary Tattoo Art both public and private, in print, on screen and on skin.
He describes his work as Karma.Punk Collages - stills from a postmodern, science-fiction movie set ten minutes in the future and his process as Re-examining Bits and Pieces of What's Been Discarded in the Haste of the Late 20th Century and Sticking Them Together.
'I'm a Good Old Fashioned Rebel Challenging the Notion that Tattoo Iconography is Relevant to a 21st Century Working-Class, 80's Analogue, Comic Book Reading Suburban Rock'n'Roll Kid from the Middle of England.'
Beg to differ. Swim against the Stream, A positive jam for Spiritual Revolutionaries.
'Andy Warhol art dragged thru 20yrs of dirty rehearsal rooms & beer soaked punk gigs'
Paul has won a few of design awards here and there, including an industry award for 'most innovative style'. He has also been nominated for a Grammy twice, is a published animal rights poet and producer of a number 1 hit single - all facts that he likes to drop into conversation whenever he can!
He has never written a best-selling book or hosted his own TV show. But intends to...
Studio: The Modern Electric Tattoo Co, Birmingham UK.
tel: +44 (0) 1527 759434