Weird tattoo

Extensive decorative tattooing is common among members of traditional freak shows and by performance artists who follow in their tradition.

Today, people choose to be tattooed for cosmetic, sentimental,memorial, religious, and magical reasons, and to symbolize their belonging to or identification with particular groups, including criminal gangs.

Many tattoos serve as rites of passage,amulets and talismans, sexual lures and marks of fertility, pledges of love, punishment, protection, and as the marks of outcasts, slaves and convicts.but also a particular ethnic group or law-abiding subculture.