Tattoo convention line-up

Alex Muller from The Body Architects will be at the South African International Tattoo Convention this month.

The third South African International Tattoo Convention takes place from Friday March 29 to Sunday March 31 at The Lookout, V&A Waterfront.

Ninety artists from across the world will present their personal style of tattooing.

The line-up of artists include Jenna Bouma (handpoke), Eddie Czaiki (neo traditional), Yadou (watercolour), Bob Geerts (American traditional), Clemens Hahn (neo traditional), Ross Turpin (western Japanese), Greg Whitehead (western Japanese), Nate Hudak (American traditional), Waldo Del Rocca (American traditional), Rudolf Maartins (sacred geometry) and Matt Cannon (neo traditional).

To book a session with a specific artist, visit to contact them directly before the convention and start discussing the design.

Walk-ins are also welcome.

The convention will also include six live bands, three food trucks, a market area with fashion and lifestyle vendors, chocolatiers, coffee roasters, a beer garden and an ocean view deck bar.

Children of all ages are now able to attend but those under 5 will not be allowed inside the tattooer exhibit hall area.

The South African International Tattoo Convention takes place on Friday March 29, from 5pm to 10pm; Saturday March 30, from 11am to 10pm; and Sunday from 11am to 9pm.

Tickets cost R195 for Friday, R280 for Saturday, R240 for Sunday and R590 for the full weekend. Tickets are available at