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Himalayan Times interviewed author of Sacred Skin, Tom Vater

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in News | No Comments

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Tom Vater, author of Sacred Skin, gave interview to Himalayan Times, Nepal, 26-04-2012.

Portraits of the Thais and Sacred Skin – Word Play, Neilson Hays Library

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in News | No Comments

Sacred Skin‘s authors talk at the 2nd Bangkok Literary Festival “Word Play“, Neilson Hays Library, March 25, 2012.

Many thanks to Michael LaPalme for the shots.

Vagabonding on Sacred Skin

Posted by on Feb 9, 2012 in News, Publications | No Comments

koyopening Read the latest review by Marco Ferrarese on Rolf Potts Vagabonding, 9 Feb. 2012

Head Banger Tattoos on Sacred Skin

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in News, Publications, Publications | No Comments

sacredskincover3“….this clearly-written, entertaining treatise is packed with fascinating facts and descriptions of every aspect of this time-honored art form. But it’s the photos that steal the show.”

By Mitchell January 9, 2012
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Art Found Out Blog on Sacred Skin

Posted by on Dec 25, 2011 in News, Publications, Publications | No Comments

sacredskincover3 “… Sacred Skin is an equal collaboration between author Tom Vater and photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat. The seductive and intimate images are as important to this book as the text. While Vater writes about Sak Yant, Thaewchatturat’s portraits show the complexity of an art form that radically transforms those who choose the ink. .”  By Scott Rothstein at the Art Found Out Blog

Sacred Skin in The Wall Street Journal

Posted by on Nov 12, 2011 in News, Publications, Publications | No Comments

sacredskincover3 Read the review by Ron Gluckman in The Wall Street Journal, “Baring Southeast Asia’s Sacred Tattoos“, in tandem with a book at another soon to be published title on the same subject by Joe Cummings and Dan White.

Sacred Skin in Courrier International

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 in News, Publications, Publications | No Comments

Courrier International, Oct. 6 – 2011.

Sacred Skin – Book of the month for Prediction Magazine

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in News, Publications, Publications | No Comments

predictionmagoct2011 Prediction Magazine in the UK:  “top-notch eye candy and fascinating insights…”

Die Zeit on Sacred Skin

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in News, Publications, Publications | No Comments

sacredskincover3This week a 5 minute piece of Sacred Skin on the website of “Die Zeit“, one of Germany’s most respected newspapers.

http://video.zeit.de/video/1167863488001

ARTE on Sacred Skin

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in News, Publications, Publications | No Comments

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For all fans in Europe: French German TV channel ARTE will be broadcasting an eight minute documentary, part of the culture magazine Metropolis, on Thailand’s sacred tattoos and on Sacred Skin, on September 17th! The program will feature interviews with the book’s authors Aroon Thaewchatturat and Tom Vater, as well as photographer James Nachtwey and renowned tattoo master Achan Neng Onnut.
Metropolis will be on at 11.30 pm and the program will be repeated on September 18th at 5.45pm.

http://videos.arte.tv/de/videos/metropolis-4113086.html