I Lounged with Idamae last May in LLL063 Idamae Peacock/ida mishaan: Love and Loss and Life and Death.
Ida and I catch up a year later to talk about the artistic process, ecstatic painting, tattooing, graffiti-based art, religious kitsch, and Maya Angelou. We riff about swearing, character assignation, and being cool. Ida gushes about working with metal and a magical vibrator. Ida talks about courage, love and how she is using art to get her heart back. And she answers 10 questions.
middle aged and unashamed of her youthful forays into unlistenable music, unfathomable make up, and ridiculously high hair. now a twenty year veteran of tattooing in all it's majesty and ridiculousness. dalliances that involve exotic spices, rubbing diverse meats, and laughing until her sides hurt, are what fills her soul. advocate for the earnest and hopeful, champion of the willing. now armed with magnum sized sharpie, glitter, and silver tongue...