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Have you ever dreamed of getting a tattoo but are too
afraid to actually go through with it?
To coincide with our 'Skin' exhibition, we have run a
competition to design a tattoo for Caisa Ederyd, our willing,
The competition is now closed. We have narrowed
the field down to a shortlist of ten
designs. The winner will be revealed at our late-night opening
on Thursday 22 July.
On the night, the winning design will be tattooed live on
Caisa's body by Bruno Jardim of Pure
Ink. The winner will also win a year’s free membership of
Collection Club and the chance to get a tattoo done for free at
View a gallery of shortlisted
One aspect that we consider in the 'Skin' exhibition is
peeling back the layers of skin to discover what's beneath. We
asked competition entrants to take this theme and let their
imagination run wild with the anatomical workings of your body - to
illustrate what's beneath our skin and display the internal on the
In her own words, Caisa advised: "I'd
like it to have something to do with body organs such as hearts,
lungs, guts and blood. This is because I think the inside of the
body is interesting, beautiful and, sadly, because my dad died from
a heart condition a few years ago."
The image of Caisa above shows the
area that she wants tattooing - just around her left ribs. The area
is quite large and the tattoo could be up to 15 x 15 cm. The
tattoo can be in black and white or colour.
video featuring Caisa [PDF]