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Tee Fergus on Black queer representation in tattoos and art

“With tattooing, we’re almost fusing because we’re being so intimate,” says Vincentian-Canadian tattooer and artist Thomarya “Tee” Fergus. “It’s like we’re trading energies.”

Peer inside Fergus’ tattoo studio near Toronto’s Kensington Market as they talk with Xtra about the meaning behind their paintings and art practice, and why they felt compelled to start tattooing other queer people of colour.

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another addition for Shanese …always good vibes ✨

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a flash piece for Melanie …it was lovely to meet you ✨

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