The model better known as Skullboy. Canadian tattoo enthusiast Rick "Rico" Genest famously became an inspiration for fashion designer Thierry Mugler's collection in You probably recognize him, of course, from Lady Gaga's Born This Way video.
Rick Genest aka Rico the Zombie // Believes the world could use a lot more freaks. "The tattoos reveal how I feel on the inside. My tattoos symbolize life through death, or death through life." http://rickgenest.com/
The tattoo adventure startet when Genest, at the age of 19, visited Montreal tattoo artist Frank Lewis. Frank Lewis was responsible for the tattoo design and application of it onto body - the tattoo proces has taken over six years and cost several thousand dollars. He explains his body work to be his "anarchistic transitive pictograph verbalization to the world''.