Photo 1 – This is Marty Shrubland. He is a landscaper, 4ZZZ DJ, BobKat Driver, committed skateboarder (and about 20 other things) from New Zealand. Lives in East Brisbane, Qld. Marty has a lot of tattoos, all of which relate to New Zealand and the majority of which are birds.
Photo 2. What: Marty’s most recent tat. ‘It is a Pukeko, a waterhen native to NZ’. Why: ‘I just really like birds and New Zealand. While I live here I can have the New Zealand birds with me. Who: The tattoo artist is Chris Benzecon.
Photo 3. What: ‘Goodnight Kiwi’. Why: ‘It’s a reminder of New Zealand TV and the cartoon that played every night when TV shut down. Google it.’
Materiality: SURFACE is at the printers and will be available soon on the pinknantucket press shop—you could pre-order a copy, for only $15 + postage! And why stop there? Take care of all your Christmas shopping today and purchase copies for all your friends and family!