We have 13 Major Art Exhibitions at the 13th International London Tattoo Convention. For the Sci-fi and film Tattoo lovers, make sure you catch The Flood Gallery and Tim Doyle Exhibition, The Imperial Tattoo Army, The Art of God Machine, Christopher Lovell, Liam Brazier and the awesome Horror Film Artist Graham Humpreys, in the North Dock Gallery situated within the Vaults. The artists will also be present with limited edition signed prints and other wonderful merchandise.
Visit the Guest and Exhibitions section of the website to discover more.
There's a good chance you may have already seen Welsh illustrator Godmachine's works adorning t-shirts, band posters or skate decks; his distinctive style, described as being 'born of Jim Philips and raised by Simon Bisley', is rich in influences from skateboarding and comic art to music, film and literature.
We caught up with Godmachine to discuss his upcoming exhbition at The London Tattoo Convention and the important relationship between his works and the world of tattoo art...
The Art of God Machine, exclusive to The International London Tattoo Convention 2016.
Based upon the success of his book 'The Art of God Machine' The London Tattoo Convention has invited the UK artist to exhibit his latest work and limited edition prints. ‘Godmachine was born in Cardiff, South Wales, it was a difficult birth; his parents were in London at the time. He grew up on a steady diet of nothing, 2000AD comics, Santa Cruz skateboards and old library books of Klimt and Beardsley.
2000 AD is Britain's cult sci-fi comic, and has been at the cutting edge of contemporary pop culture since 1977. It's a multi-award winning cocktail of explosive sci-fi and fantasy, infused with a mean streak of irony and wry black humour. Imaginative, hard-hitting stories and eye-popping art have made 2000 AD essential reading for its legion of fiercely loyal fans for over 30 years now...