Tattoos: Shifting Attitudes, or Same Old Stigmas?
Original Air Date:
Monday, August 13, 2012
Centuries old and as popular as ever - from reality shows to festivals, celebrities to athletes - tattoos have achieved mainstream acceptance.
Now, Medicine Hat police are being asked to cover up their ink. The service says the public finds tattoos unattractive and unprofessional.
Is the social stigma of tattoos easing or not? What does the future hold? Will the art form ever go out of style?
Joining us for this discussion is Steve Peace, Tattoo Artist, Shop Owner and Producer of the Alberta Bound Tattoo and Arts Festival.
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