Updates & Events: 2003

November 11, 2003 Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe speaking at the 5th Annual Kababayan Conference at University of California, Irvine. [1] Charphil (Anak BLACK), Elle (Amang-RED) & Lee (Amang-RED).

September 19-21, 2003 12th Annual Inkslingers Ball in Anaheim, CA. [1] Eric (Anak-BLue), full blackened work by Rori. [2] Antonio’s Aztec work. [3&4] ART from Church of Steel and PAI’TAMA former tattooist of BlackWave. [5] Friends from 13th Floor, East LA where Elle won the best tribal for 3rd place. BEST TRIBAL: 3rd Place – El Hanonuo, Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe. Artist: Big Rock & Pedro, The Speezy Tattoo.

September 6-7, 2003 12th Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC). The Festival is a program of the Association for the Advancement of Filipino American Arts & Culture (FilAm ARTS) and was first staged in Los Angeles County in May 1992 as a project of the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department. That year, nearly 100 arts organizations and individual artists gathered together in one event to share traditional and contemporary artistic expression through dance, music, theater, literature, photography, visual arts, film, video, and cuisine. [1] Edwin, owner of Tribal Pinoy and Elle (Amang-RED) [2] Zel (Inang-BLUE) and Wave (Anak-BLUE) [3] Group picture. Left to Right: Charphil (Anak-RED), Elle, and Lee (Amang-RED).

January 2-4, 2003 Ink Slingers Ball. [1] Chillin’ with 13th Floor, East LA. [3-6] Tribe members taking some pictures with Lyle Tuttle at the Pomona Tattoo Expo.

The annual TATTOO CONVENTION IN ANAHIEM, CA. ART from CHURCH OF STEEL and PAI’TAMA former tattooist of BLACKWAVE.