South African International Tattoo Convention 2018
Are you ready to get tattooed at #SAITC2018 ?
After the success of the 2017 show, the second annual South African International Tattoo Convention returns with a bigger and better offering for 2018. This year the event will be held at a new contemporary venue, The Lookout at V&A Waterfront. It will play host to 80 of the world’s most reputable and respected tattoo artists arriving on the shores of Cape Town from 23rd – 25th March 2018.
SAITC2018 provides a platform to showcase creative talent from all over the world, where artists have the opportunity to connect with South African tattoo enthusiasts and members of the public, who can engage, explore and learn more about these virtuosos and their styles. AND get get tattooed on site!
How To Get Tattooed at #SAITC2018
You have to pre-book to avoid disappointment! Artist bookings are now open and slots are filling up fast, so hurry! To ensure you get a session with your favourite tattooer, head to the South African International Tattoo Convention website and book by emailing the artist directly, before the convention, to start discussing the process and your design and tattoo placement. Find the Artist’s Page here.
Walk-ins are also welcome! If you’re comfortable with throwing caution to the wind, buy your tickets to the convention and find an artist on site between 23th – 25th March 2018. Spontaneously select a piece you love and get small, quick sketches and pieces of work known as “flash” designs without needing to pre-plan or pre-book.
The convention aims to inspire and educate; breaking stigmas about tattoo culture by showcasing this art form in an accessible and friendly show-format. The Lookout at V&A Waterfront, Cape Town represents the direction in which SAITC has grown. Moving into a bright and welcoming venue aids the show in appealing to a broader audience of tattoo enthusiasts with more areas for activations, exhibitions, food, live music and fashion vendors. The exhibition space lends itself to a mainstream audience and focuses on ethical pillars of: community, respect and professionalism.
Tickets are available HERE
Friday Ticket R195
Saturday Ticket R280
Sunday Ticket R240
Weekend Ticket R590 – *includes a collector’s pin
23 March 2108 – 17:00 – 21:00
24 March 2018– 11:00 – 22:00
25 March 2018– 11:00 – 21:00