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Horisuzu, Traditional Japanese Tattoo Artist

The Portland-based artist shares the tradition of Japanese tattooing with his clients. Find out more about the art form, his ongoing apprenticeship, and why he sees himself as a “translator.”

Read more about Horisuzu in OPB Arts & Life

Producer/Editor: Kayo Lackey
Videographers: Kayo Lackey, Krysta Maksim
Audio: Krysta Maksim

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Mixed media painter Jill Mayberg and traditional Japanese tattoo artist Horisuzu (1611)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1611
Original Broadcast: April 2, 2015