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Sacred Skin is One Year Old! Second Print Run Imminent!

Sacred Skin, the first English language book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, Sak Yant, published by Visionary World, is one year old today! It took photographer and co-author Aroon Thaewchatturat and me more than a year to put Sacred Skin together and it remains our most successful illustrated book publication. Happy anniversary and many thanks to […]

The making of Sacred Skin

Achan Neng Onnut, one of several tattoo masters featured in my recent book Sacred Skin, the first English language publication on Thailand’s spirit tattoos, Sak Yant, has posted a number of images of the shoot for two documentaries on the book. Check out the images here. Director Marc Eberle shot an 8 minute docu on […]

(Deutsch) Die Zeit Kurzfilm über Sacred Skin

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Germany´s Die Zeit reviews Sacred Skin!

German broadsheet Die Zeit has produced a short film on Thailand´s sacred tattoos and my new book Sacred Skin.  The short film features interviews with James Nachtwey, Aroon Thaewchatturat and myself. Watch it online!