Adriana de Barros is known professionally as The Tattoo Journalist.

She is a Portuguese-Canadian journalist and photographer with over two decades of experience covering fine arts and tattoos.

De Barros is the editor of Scene360 and the author of “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, Tabu, Fet Erotica, and Gore Noir.

An interview with Chicano tattoo legend Freddy Negrete at Shamrock

An interview with black-and-grey tattoo legend Freddy Negrete

Design, writing, and production of the “Ta’too” lux softcover

Design, writing, and production of the “Ta’too” lux softcover

A talk with Singaporean Shane Tan about his incredible bodysuits

A talk with Singaporean Shane Tan about his incredible bodysuits

The creation of the press release for Raking Light Projects’ “Deity”

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

For Tattoo Kulture mag, a profile on Stephen the Tattoo Anthropologist

Interviews & Feat:

Charlie Cartwright
Kari Barba
Freddy Negrete
Fip Buchanan
Chris Garver
Mike Cole
Carlos Torres
Gakkin

Ami James
Norm Love Letters
Teresa Sharpe
Nikko Hurtado
Julian Siebert
Ryan A. Malarkey
Gerhard Wiesbeck
Nissaco
Shane Tan
Mo Ganji
Chaim Machlev
Xoil
Paul Talbot
Brücius
Gordoletters
Michela Bottin
Mirko Sata
Alexis Vaatete
Hanumantra
Tommy Montoya
Hannah Wolf
Otto D’Ambra
Michael Taguet
Noon

Lewisink
Oozy
Brando Chiesa
Sewp
Oscar Hove
Mr K
Yanina Viland
Silvano Fiato
Makoto
Frank Carrilho
Alle Tattoo
Ilya Cascad
Alexandre Abreu
Pitta
Filip Henningsson
Rit Kit
Julim Rosa
Mauro Amaral
Jelle Poksflok
Ivana Belakova
Yashka Steiner
Frederico Rabelo
Daniela Sagel
Delphin Musquet
Dave Lao
Noko

Services

Interviews, Feature Writing, Studio Coverage, Artist Profiles, Convention Coverage, Press Releases, Proofreading and Editing, and Photography.


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