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For Sept. 20: “Looking at the World’s Tattoos”

December 29, 2010

“Looking at the World’s Tattoos” by Abigail Tucker, Photographs by Chris Rainier, Smithsonian, October 2010

“Chris Rainier has seen bare flesh etched by the crudest of implements: old nails, sharpened bamboo sticks, barracuda teeth. The ink might be nothing more than sugar cane juice mixed with campfire soot. The important part is the meaning behind the marks.” Click here for the full article.

Additional Information and Links:

Photoshow from the Smithsonian containing more of Chris’ tattoo photography.
Chris Rainier’s Website containing his portfolios, interviews and videos.

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