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"Tattoos show your past life printed on your body. Even naked, it grounds you to your identity," says Berlin-based tattoo artist Saki Koulos on art, self-expression & the urge to keep movin' till u find your place ✈.

MIND & BODY: The processes for finding out who we are. 

Berlin-based tattoo artist Saki Koulos on art self expression & the urge to keep movin

It’s good to remember those places that we know are special. Berlin is still one of those places, people say. On this one, we scrambled words with the Belgium tattoo artist  Saki Koulos, about life, our place in it and processes to find that place or at least find a little bit more about ourselves.

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"Looking back on the kid I was before, I never felt 100% connected with the boy I was supposed to be, not even with the people my age, especially boys. So I was rather by myself, dreaming and drawing."

This was a key moment for Saki: the possibility of being able to recognize oneself through creating. Speaking more poetically, gettin in touch with art and its many possible paths. Going to art school during the teenage years made him leave his comfort zone asap.

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"Back then, I started to discover myself, surrounded by people from different backgrounds with different styles and sexualities. I started to feel less alone, less like an outsider."

Inspired by all this chat about creating, searching and understanding more about our choices & where they lead us, we obvs asked Saki to create a mood playlist for us.

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Good music makes things easier in life, right?

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