Juxtapoz Tattoo 2 Juxtapoz Magazine
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By popular demand, Juxtapoz Tattoo 2 expands on a subject very dear to the inked hearts of its readers. Many featured artists emerged at the beginning of Tattoo's modern renaissance at the end of the millenium, hungry for a new approach, but steeped nonetheless in the traditions of their craft.
In the form of a lexicon, artist Mariam Ghani describes, together with her father, the renowned anthropologist and political scientist Ashraf Ghani, the cycle of repeated collapse and recovery that Afghanistan has undergone over the course of the twentieth century.
According to Roy Wagner's anthropological approach, the unspoken, the unheard, and the unknown are just as important as what is there. The absences, described by Wagner as "anti-twins," are essential to the formation of culture and the study thereof. In this notebook, Mariana Castillo Deball creates a two-level communication with the re-printing of a text excerpted from Wagner's writings.
Mario Bellatin's oeuvre is characterized by an experimental and fragmented mode of narration that artfully links reality and fiction. In his text, the author, claiming he wishes to be surrounded by his books at all times, devises the project The Hundred Thousand Books of Bellatin: one hundred books written by himself, each of which is to be printed in an edition of one thousand.