tattooed poster by the chaos crew tattooed poster by the chaos crew
may 01, 2012

tattooed poster by the chaos crew

at work on ‘the tattooed poster’ by the chaos crew, 2012 all images courtesy the artists

munich tattoo studio the chaos crew has created a poster that shows the bavarian tattoo artists’ skills in a grand scale. the collective developed a massive poster from calfskin, stretched into a window display in order to showcase their tattoo artist’s techniques and historical events which took place in 2011. the chaos crew tattoo studio notes, ‘just as tattoo motives tell countless stories, we interwove the most important events of 2011 into one huge tattoo. history was tattooed onto calfskin to promote the art of tattooing in its most authentic form – on real skin’.

‘the tattooed poster’

the massive inked piece is displayed between two panes of glass

some of the events documented on the poster: occupy wall street, heidi cross-eyed opossum dead, steve jobs dead, muammar al-gaddafi dead

osama bin laden dead

lionel messi world footballer, egypt facebook revolution, fukushima

greek financial crisis, dirk nowitzki wins NBA

silvio berlusconi resignation, #7.000.000.000th child born, kim jong- il dead

‘we get history under your skin’ – chaos crew


‘making of: the Tattooed Poster – a retrospective to 2011’ by mnoesel 

project info:

client: chaos crew tattoo studio agency: serviceplan campaign 3 chief creative officer: alex schillexecutive creative officer: christoph everke creative director: alexander nagel + cosimo möller art director: mathias nösel + steffen baumgartl graphic design: kathrin joba, film: mathias nösel illustration: christian mittelmaier + levent aydin copywriter: moritz dornig account: michaela krietsch tattoo artists: alex neumie + maike

  • if tattoo is not on a live body, it is not tatoo

    juliano says:

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