Photos: Delhi gets inked at the 3rd Heartwork Tattoo Festival

Updated On Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

The third edition of Heartwork Tattoo festival which began on December 1 in Delhi saw participation from more than 100 artists including 50 international artists. Major international artists such as Jeff Gouge, Steve Butcher, Stefano Alcantara, Randy Engelhard and Roberto Gasperi were in attendance this year.

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The third edition of Heartwork Tattoo Festival concluded on Sunday at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium with the participation of more than 105 artists including 50 International artists from UK, USA, Germany, Australia, Finland, Korea, Greece and Italy. Back in its third edition, the festival is a collaborative effort of tattooing pioneers -- Lokesh Verma and Sameer Patange and equipment suppliers Tattoo Gizmo and Tattoo Empire India. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

The third edition of Heartwork Tattoo Festival concluded on Sunday at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium with the participation of more than 105 artists including 50 International artists from UK, USA, Germany, Australia, Finland, Korea, Greece and Italy. Back in its third edition, the festival is a collaborative effort of tattooing pioneers -- Lokesh Verma and Sameer Patange and equipment suppliers Tattoo Gizmo and Tattoo Empire India. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO)

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Major international artists such as Jeff Gouge, Steve Butcher, Stefano Alcantara, Randy Engelhard and Roberto Gasperi were in attendance this year. Started with the aim of educating people about tattoos and busting myths around the industry, the festival this year hosted body art workshops, seminars as well as a live tattoo contest. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

Major international artists such as Jeff Gouge, Steve Butcher, Stefano Alcantara, Randy Engelhard and Roberto Gasperi were in attendance this year. Started with the aim of educating people about tattoos and busting myths around the industry, the festival this year hosted body art workshops, seminars as well as a live tattoo contest. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO)

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According to the organizers, the festival was created with a vision to embrace the art form and integrate India’s dexterity into global trends. Organiser Lokesh Verma believes past editions have been able to clear up misconceptions about tattooing and have brought larger numbers looking to get a tattoo each year. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

According to the organizers, the festival was created with a vision to embrace the art form and integrate India’s dexterity into global trends. Organiser Lokesh Verma believes past editions have been able to clear up misconceptions about tattooing and have brought larger numbers looking to get a tattoo each year. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO)

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A tattoo artist applies lotion to an inked hand during the three day tattoo festival in Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium, New Delhi. For those just looking, the festival also had a dedicated entertainment and outdoor activity area for urban sports such as BMX and skating. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

A tattoo artist applies lotion to an inked hand during the three day tattoo festival in Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium, New Delhi. For those just looking, the festival also had a dedicated entertainment and outdoor activity area for urban sports such as BMX and skating. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO)

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A person gets his tongue bifurcated by an artist as people look on during the Heartwork Tattoo Festival in New Delhi. Tongue bifurcation or splitting is an extreme body modification in which the tongue is cut centrally from the tip to the base in the end. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

A person gets his tongue bifurcated by an artist as people look on during the Heartwork Tattoo Festival in New Delhi. Tongue bifurcation or splitting is an extreme body modification in which the tongue is cut centrally from the tip to the base in the end. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO)

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A festival attendee gets inked during the third edition of the Heartwork festival. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

A festival attendee gets inked during the third edition of the Heartwork festival. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO)

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The festival also held a competition for amateur artistes to win a free trip to the US for a seven-day workshop at a professional studio based on artwork created in the duration of the festival. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 04, 2017 12:10 PM IST

The festival also held a competition for amateur artistes to win a free trip to the US for a seven-day workshop at a professional studio based on artwork created in the duration of the festival. (Burhaan Kinu / HT PHOTO)

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