The Ink Factory

13 - 15 April 2018
France | Lyon
The Ink Factory


FRIDAY 14:00 – 00:00
SATURDAY 10:00 – 00:00
SUNDAY 10:00 – 20:00

We are pleased to announce the first edition of “THE INK FACTORY”.

For this first year we have selected more than 140 talented and renowned tattoo artists, coming from all over the world to astonish you with their craft.

You will discover a large spectrum of different styles, from the most traditional to the most innovating ones, aimed towards passionate and novice audiences alike.

This millennial art has conquered a big part of the population, now it is your turn to discover it. It doesn’t stop there, because for three days,you will also be able to experience many other different crafts from these artists through a great exhibition, also presenting illustrators, painters, etc.

Your taste buds will also be taken care of, as various figures of French gastronomy from our own city of Lyon will delight you with their cooking. On stage, you will be presented with a series of contests, animations, artistic performances and many concerts…

We are eager to see you there with many more surprises to be announced soon!


LA SUCRIERE 49-50 Quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon – France

Built in the 30’s on the docks of Lyon-Confluence, this former storage warehouse located on the border of the Saône river now knows, after 80 years, a second life started in 2003 with the Contemporary Art Biennale, reknown as one of Europe’s most important art gathering.

Today completely rehabilitated, La Sucrière is one of the only historical buildings in Lyon Confluence and as such, naturally becomes the district’s own figurehead.

La Sucrière benefits from an exceptional location. This building is at the heart of a festive and dynamic upcoming district.

It is an emblematic historical construction of the new Confluence district, first contemporary architectural project in Europe, which has welcomed the works of great international architects (Jakob & Mac Farlane, Wilmotte & Associates, etc), who gave birth to the various buildings in it.

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