Text on top and bottom reads ‘The Scary Dicks of the Land of Fools’. Text on penises reads ‘Everything for the people!’. The book is ‘Capital’ by Karl Marx. Corrective Prison Camp No.9. 1989. An anti-social tattoo, a caricature of the ideologists and leaders of the Communist Party. The bearer was a persistent violator of prison regulations who refused to work.
Various tattoos depicting portraits of women. Top right: Text reads ‘SS–MM’ an acronym meaning Super Seks – Moya Mechta: super sex – my dream; ‘Eros, give joy to an insatiable one!’. Bottom left: Text reads ‘CHAMPANSKOI’ an acronym whose Russian letters stand for: ‘Is this a joke, or maybe just a hell of a mockery – tell me how to evaluate it?’. Bottom right: Text reads ‘YACHT’ an acronym meaning ya tebya hachu: I want you.