Travel to some of the most menacing places in the world for an inside look at modern-day societies whose ultimate symbols of acceptance are tattoos earned through unique rites of passage. From outlaw bikers to hardcore prison gangs, HISTORY™ uncovers the culture and customs of these fringe societies, delving into the minds of its members as they explain what the mysterious ink decorating their bodies means on the streets, inside prisons and to them personally. Tattoo artists and cultural experts explain
the technique and history behind these “marks” and the groups they adorn, putting the experiences of the main characters into perspective and detailing a world in which initiation rites, turf wars and the fierce pride of belonging to an outlaw family are all part of the territory. From prison and street gang marks to U.S. military tattoos, MARKED unravels the meanings behind these secret symbols.
- The popularity of tattoos has soared in Britain in recent years, now a completely acceptable part of modern culture it is hard to walk down a high street anywhere in England and not see people displaying their body art.
- This documentary series explores in depth the history of the tattoo worldwide.
- Released alongside Inked, these two releases will sit well together on the retailer’s shelves
- 2 discs in a luxury 4 page Digipak in a double walled slipcase.
Release Date: 28 June 2010
Certificate: TBA - To Be Announced