The Redemption ArtistCity: Winnipeg
Tattoos can be a beautiful form of visual expression but they could also lead you to be judged harshly by many areas of society. Della Steinke makes it her mission to help those who are looking to move forward in a new chapter of their lives by removing some of their tattoos.
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Episode 1 - Della Steinke
Della reflects on the hardships of her childhood, how she felt like an outsider. She identifies with others who have also struggled to belong, and understands how tattoo removal can help build the confidence needed to change. Della introduces three of her clients: James Pottinger, Robin Mini and Vinnie Lillie.
Episode 2 - Vinnie Lillie
Vinnie recounts his early experience with crime and gang activity. He shares how he met Della as she removes of his gang tattoos, which will help free him from memories of his previous life.
Episode 3 - Robin Mini
Robin is a past associate of gang life. She shares that the birth of her children helped motivate her to rebuild her life, pursue her education, and distance herself from her previous lifestyle.
Episode 4 - James Pottinger
James wrestles with how to transition to a "legit” way of life and hopes one day he can build a better future and be a positive role model for his children.