CAPE TATTOO EXPO

Posted by Aileen Raymond Tuesday, February 11, 2014 0 comments


SixLove
Events, proudly presents:













CAPE
TATTOO EXPO 2014















28
February –2 March 2014 at Cape Town City Hall





Southern
Ink Xposure 2014





Get excited! The 6th annual Cape Tattoo Expo takes place this month. Bringing
you the best in global tattoo culture, The Cape
Tattoo Expo
is currently the most important lifestyle festival of its kind on the
African continent. With a great range of top local and international
tattoo artists attending and a very exciting arts and concert event
schedule, Cape
Tattoo Expo 2014
promises to be an exhilarating weekend of pure tattoo art bliss. 







 


Event
organizer Manuela Gray says attendees can expect an incredible visual
display of tattoo artists from all over the world, as well as
the best that South Africa has to offer. The tattoo booths are
situated in various big open rooms in the city hall and even if you
do not book a tattoo, you will be able to see the masters doing their
thing while they are working on their clients. 





Manuela says: The
idea of the Expo is to provide the SA public with an environment
where they can get tattooed by great artists of their choosing. But,
as important, it’s also a platform for tattoo artists to showcase
their artistry, skill, and creativity in an open and social
environment and for the SA public to see how varied and evolved the
industry has become”. 







 


There
will also be an art exhibition with the theme “Victorian
Oddities”
that will open on Friday 28 February and live bands in the Auditorium
on Saturday night 1 February. Besides the expo, there will also be a few side events that form part of Cape Tattoo Expo.





Additional Events:





Friday
21 February - Tattoo Expo Golf Day





Where: Metropolitan
Golf Club 


Time Start: 16h30





Yes they are doing it in style this year! R600 for a 4 ball, 9
Hole. 


 


Players
can book at
mailto:maria@capetowntattooconvention.co.za
– Please only experienced golfers can take part. The event will be free
to the public and the prize giving will happen after the game at the
club house bar. There will also be an after party at House of
Machines to round off the day. 











Friday
28 February – Sunday March 2 – VICTORIAN
ODDITIES ART
EXHIBITION Cape
Town City Hall
– during Cape
Tattoo Expo opening
hours.













Art exhibitions have
always been an integral part of the Cape
Tattoo Expo. And this year is no different. In its never-ending
quest to present original art works in original ways by top South African and
International artists, organizers this year are proud to present
‘Victorian Oddities’, a multimedia exhibition of works inspired by
the darker creations and curiosities of our 19th- 20th
Century forbearers. Works will be drawn from an eclectic range of the SA art
scene and, like all exhibitions before promises to be a one-of-a-kind event.













One of the highlights
of this year’s exhibition will be the debut, for the first time outside
of Europe, of ‘Diableries:
Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell”.
Created by Brian May (of the
rock group ‘Queen’), Denis Pellerin and Paula Fleming, this
book/printed card collection of macabre images are exhibited in stereoscopic 3D
using replica 19th Century viewing glasses. For more information
about this exciting project, visit
www.londonstereo.com.














Another original
adjunct to the Victorian Oddities
exhibition is the ‘Field of
Dreams’
absinthe display. Many South Africans are
unaware that absinthe – the original Green Fairy, inspirational elixir of
poets, painters, writers and madmen – is now being made locally, by
Jorgensen’s Distillery, the country’s foremost artisan
spirit-maker. The artist’s task is to draw on his/her unique vision and
on the rich history of the Green Fairy to create a unique absinth label. These
one-of-a-kind absinthe bottles will be exhibited (along with an A3- sized
mounted print of the artwork) as part of the Victorian Oddities exhibition. These
collectors’ items will be for sale with some proceeds going to C.H.O.C.
(see below).










Finally, the 6th annual Cape Tattoo
Expo is thrilled to be partnering up once again with Levi’s to present a unique range of vintage aprons. These
unique items will be
designed and decorated by an elite selection of
local artists. Visitors to last year’s expo will recall the amazing
collection work jackets on display. This year’s display promises the same
level of creativity and originality. All pieces will be exhibited in the art
exhibition hall at the Cape Town
City Hall for the
duration of the expo.


Cape Tattoo Expo Concert Night



Over the years, the Cape Tattoo Expo has left its mark in the local
live music scene by presenting some of the city’s most memorable
concerts, featuring some of South
Africa’s best-known and best-loved
bands. 




This year’s concert line-up continues the tradition. This year,
the 6th annual Cape Tattoo
Expo is proud to present The Very
Wicked
, Beast, and van Coke Kartel. 




Tickets are R50 before
21h00, R60 after and free to Cape Tattoo Expo
full weekend pass holders. (Day passes do not include entrance to the concert
night.)
 






 


Tickets for Cape Tattoo Expo:





Ticket
sales for Cape
Tattoo Expo 2014 is now live and and available at
http://www.quicket.co.za 





Tickets are R100.00 per day or R250.00 for a full weekend pass. 





Full
weekend passes allow free entry to the live music at the City Hall
Auditorium on the Saturday night. (Note that the day passes do not
include access to the live music.) The ticket also does not include
the price of tattoos. These can be booked with
and

paid to the artist directly. To
book, go to:
http://www.capetattooconvention.co.za/artists/ .





“Walk in” tattoos will also be
welcome, if time and booking schedules allow. 


 


Doors
open at 17h00 on Friday and at 11h00 on Saturday and Sunday.






Visit

http://www.capetattooconvention.co.za
for updates about attending artists, concerts, competitions, and
info.







CHOC
Childhood
Cancer
Foundation
SA






SixLove
Events
will also be hosting a ‘tattoo-athon’ in the next few months to
raise money for the CHOC
Childhood
Cancer
Foundation
SA. 






CHOC
is
not
funded
by
government,
but
rather
by
the
donations
received
from
corporates,
individuals
and
parents
of
children
with
cancer. For more info about CHOC go to: http://www.choc.org.za.





CHOC
will be at the Tattoo
Expo to
tell people more about their cause. The date for the ‘tattoo-athon’ will be announced soon




WIN A TICKET TO CAPE TATTOO EXPO!



We have two free tickets to give to two lucky people who would like to go to the CAPE TATTOO EXPO! 

The tickets are for the Friday, 28 February, only and does not include any tattoos.



How to WIN!



Tweet to us and use @dirty_pink_city and @CapeTattExpo and tell us why you need to go!



Or



Write on our Facebook wall and tag us and #SIX2014 and tell us why you want to go





Stay updated:





Twitter:
@CapeTattExpo


www.capetattooconvention.co.za




____________________________________________________________________



Contact me: eliinthecity@gmail.com

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Judul: CAPE TATTOO EXPO
Ditulis oleh Aileen Raymond
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