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Posts tagged Photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat

Tom Vater and Aroon Thaewchatturat present Sacred Skin at The Space, June 28th!

Tom Vater and Aroon Thaewchatturat will present their new book Sacred Skin, Thailand´s Spirit Tattoos, at The River Space, in Bangkok on June 28th. The River Space is a project initiated by James Nachtwey. The dinners are inspired by Jim Haynes and his famous Paris dinners which have now lasted for more than 30 years. […]

Sacred Skin – Photo Spread and Review in TIME Magazine!

“….Thai photographer Aroon’s portraits record (sak yant) in hypnotic detail….stunning photos and exuberant writing…” Read Andrew Marshall‘s excellent review Luck of the Draw – A Tribute to Thailand’s Sacred Tattoos, of my new book, Sacred Skin (with Aroon Thaewchatturat) in next week’s edition of TIME Magazine (Asia and South Pacific Editions) or on the TIME […]

“…stunning photos and exuberant writing…” Tom Vater’s Sacred Skin reviewed in TIME

Sacred Skin – Thailand’s Spirit Tattoos, my new book with photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat, has been reviewed by Andrew Marshall in TIME Magazine. Marshall offers an excellent summary of the Sak Yant (sacred tattoo) tradition in Thailand today and describes the book as containing “stunning photos and exuberant writing”. Read the full TIME review here!