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Sacred Skin – Second edition, 8 years in print

Sacred Skin -Thailand’s Spirit Tattoos by Tom Vater and Aroon Thaewchatturat, published by Hong Kong imprint Visionary World, was first published 8 years ago. The highly acclaimed best-selling title, currently in its second edition, garnered more than thirty reviews, including a three page spread in TIME Magazine. Sacred tattoos, called ‘sak yant’ in Thailand, have […]

Sacred Skin on Tattoo Arts blog!

Sacred Skin, my book on Thailand’s spirit tattoos, Sak Yant, photographed by Aroon Thaewchatturat, has garnered more than 25 reviews, including positive coverage in TIME, Die Zeit, El Mundo, The South China Morning Post, the Asia Wall Street Journal and Courier International. This week, the book gets a mention on  the Tattoo Arts blog. Thanks!