A tattoo is a contour of body modification, made by inserting indelible ink into the dermis layer of the skin to change the pigment.
Tattoos are not just mere art but it has different hidden meaning beneath it. Traumatic tattoos are the types of tattoos that has lived experience behind them. This commodification or exploitation can be adjudicated on the basis of consciousness of thought and experience of the body. It defines the individuality of a person. Acid attacks, accidents etc leads to change in body scaring it forever. This leads to immense amount of pain or uncomfortableness. This is actually phenomenology.
Many tattoos serve as rites of passage, marks of status and rank, symbols of religious and spiritual devotion, decorations for courage, sexual lures and marks of fertility, pledges of love, punishment, amulets and talismans, protection, and as the marks of outcasts, slaves and convicts. The symbolism and impact of tattoos varies in different spaces and cultures. This are armature or professional tattoos.
Or even earlier today it is used as a function of identity where during World War Two Nazi imprinted tattoo in form of the numbers over the news to keep a count on them while today we even write our names of our lovers’ names on our body.
Tattoo today had changed its identity from art to cosmetic where tattoos are used as permanent make up work in different spheres.
Tattoos sometime work as a medicine to gets over scars and make back lost confidence. Though many think its alienated culture today’s youth are crazy about tattoos.
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