Wednesday May 27, 2020

First person: Sean Venter

Sean Venter, 40, tattoo artist, Dublin

24th November, 2013
Sean Venter. Picture: Maura Hickey

I was born in Kwa Zulu Natal in South Africa, which is where the name of my shop, Zulu Tattoo, comes from.

My grandfather was senior vice-president of the first tattoo association in South Africa in the 1950s. My father and brother are also tattoo artists.

I always knew I'd be heavily tattooed, but I didn't want to make any mistakes about what I got done. Of course, I did anyway.

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