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2: Punk tattooist Spider Death on fanaticism
MONT sits down with Spider Death, a Melbourne-based visual artist, tattooist and former member of various punk bands. Spider talks about his history in Sydney’s punk scene and Kings Cross tattoo culture. Spider details his obsession with punk icons Sakevi Yokayama (GISM) and Nick Blinko (Rudimentary Peni).
MONT sits down with nomadic artist Stanislava Pinchuk, a visual artist, writer, tattooist and beekeeper. We hear about her work in data mapping conflict zones, her interactions with beekeepers in Chernobyl and her new project documenting the history of women tattooing women.
MONT sits down with Amiel-Courtin Wilson, Australia’s foremost arthouse filmmaker. We talk about his experiences with legendary free-jazz pianist, Cecil Taylor, and uncle Jack Charles, a First-Nations actor, musician, ex-prisoner, potter and performer.