DEATH HEAD DEVOTION. Artist Jacob Dahlstrup.3d Paper #tattoo art

Jacob is based in Copenhagen

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Jacob uses a tattoo machine like a pen on heavy water color paper and creates a three-dimensional line, after sketching his design with a pencil, he goes over the lines with a tattoo needle

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ALL IMAGES  are from “On A Sailor’s Grave”

Solo Exhibition @ Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark 2011

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ARTIST STATEMENT

Key to my practice is a process of calculated spontaneity and pre-planned coincidence through which I work primarily with a combination of drawing and installation. Through merging of material and context I explore the visual language of nautical folklore, which tells the story of faith, hope, love, and the struggle to get to the non-existing point in the horizon’

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http://www.jacobdahlstrup.com