Tattoos have long had a rebellious portrayal in many Asian countries, often symbolosing gang memberships.

However, part of a movement thats trying to redraw its image in the region, one tattoo artist in Hong Kong is trying to elevate the skill to a new level of "fine art" .

The work of Joey Pang, the world's only tattoo artist who is known to be professionally trained in Chinese calligraphy, is in such high demand that she has a customer waiting list of two years.

Aljazeera's Steve Chao reports from Hong Kong.

Shot and Edited by Matthew Allard

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