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Posts tagged Nepal tattoo

The Newar and their Tattoos

Another great story from Nepal by Laure Siegel with photos by Dom Pichard, Laure Siegel and myself. Published in French magazine Rise Tattoo back in July. The Newar people have a unique tattoo tradition which only survives on a few old people in the Kathmandu valley, primarily in Bhaktapur today.  We visited Bhaktapur, a stunning […]

Sacred Skin on Nepal’s Kantipur Radio – April 25th!

Sacred Skin, the first book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, which I co-authored with photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat, was subject of a bi-lingual radio program on Nepal’s Kantipur Radio last week. The thirty minute show, Radio Talk, featured Ashesh Sharma, one of the organizers of the second International Nepal Tattoo Convention and myself and is now available […]

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