Tété, Paris

Posted Thursday January 29th, 2015


Name/ nickname Tété

Where do you live ? Paris, France

Your job? Artist

Describe yourself in only one sentence : Whether in music, in the tv or on Web, I tell long-term stories about journeys and meetings, a lot

Why do you have tattoos ? It is a way of telling hypersensitive. It is a real lexicon if we possess keys.

What is your interest in tattoos ? The symbolism and the life of the people who gave their letters patent of nobility to these figures.

What or who is your artistic inspiration ? The free and independent spirits. Musicians, writers, film-makers.. You know Diana Vreeland?

Who is/ are the Tattooist(s) who have stung you ? Mostly Hugo from **[Hand in Glove (http://handinglovetattoo.com) and Brad from Portland, Oregon

What is the story of your tattoos (numbers, place, … ) ? I have got about fifteen tattoos. Anchor marinates, nautical stars, hot-air balloon, to clipper ship etc… Simply, it is the symbols which are in the center of ” Tattoo By Tété “, my new broadcast on the traditional tattoos.

When did you start ? I believe that I was 27 years old. I was in Canada and I had a sorrow of love. Then I went to sting it.

What was the reaction of your friends and family ? Rather natural, from memory. I believe that a tattoo has to be an eminently personal approach.

Your next tattoo ? Tomorrow in the evening ? 🙂

What would be your definition of the tattoo ? ” The studed scars you see, it is the life of a man summarized indelible Dantesque frescoes in the marine light, the way of formerly. ” Frères de Sang

When you will be an old man/ old woman ? I shall have dozens faithful companions until death with me at my side. It is good not to finish the life alone.

Your favorite picture ? Artist ? Sometimes Klimt, Sometimes Schiele

Your favorite restaurant ? I like the Blue Train at the Train station “Gare de Lyon”. The cooking is looked after and the decoration even more.

The perfect song ? Hmmm… Any song of The Beatles?

Your site, blog, twitter, instagram, or other web stuff ** Everything is on **www.tete.tt

Tété, Paris

Posted Thursday January 29th, 2015