Adriana de Barros is known professionally as The Tattoo Journalist.
She is a Portuguese-Canadian writer, editor, and photographer with over 20 years of experience writing about fine arts and has spent the last decade documenting the tattoo industry.
De Barros is the editor of Scene360 magazine and the author of the book “Ta’too.” She has also written for Raking Light Projects, Orion Publishing Group, and for other book publishers. In addition to Tattoo Kulture, Skin Art, Total Tattoo, Inkers, Tattoo Life, Skin & Ink, ReinventingTheTattoo, Inked, Tattoo Revue, Skin Deep, Ladies of Tattooing Worldwide, and Gore Noir.
An interview with black-and-grey tattoo legend Freddy Negrete
Design, writing, and production of the “Ta’too” lux softcover
A talk with Singaporean Shane Tan about his incredible bodysuits
The creation of the press release for Raking Light Projects’ “Deity”
Q&A with American legend Charlie Cartwright for Total Tattoo magazine
For Tattoo Kulture mag, a profile on Stephen the Tattoo Anthropologist
Interviews & Feat:
Norm Love Letters
Ryan A. Malarkey
Interviews, Feature Writing, Studio Coverage, Artist Profiles, Convention Coverage, Press Releases, Proofreading and Editing, and Photography.