Publications

Sacred Skin in Tattoo Extreme

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in News, Publications | Leave a comment

Wonderful 8 page spread in Tattoo Extreme of the December 2012 issue in Taiwan’s loved magazine vol. 56.

Sacred Skin on ARTE

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in News, Publications | Leave a comment

Sacred Skin–Thailand’s Spirit Tattoos  The ARTE documentary about Sacred Skin, my photo book (co-written with Tom Vater) on Thailand’s sacred tattoos is online now. Directed by Marc Eberle, featuring photographer James Nachtwey, tattoo master Achan Neng Onnut and the authors.

This short documentary was originally broadcast in France and Germany in September 2011.

Sacred Skin in Bookcase Programme, ASEAN TV

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in News, Publications | Leave a comment

First part of an interview with writer Tom Vater and myself for Bookcase, 30 May 2012, a show hosted by Manote Tripathi on ASEAN/Nation TV about Sacred Skin, is online now. Sacred Skin is the first English language book on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, sak yant.

Second part, 6 June 2012.

Dichan on Sacred Skin

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 in News, Publications | Leave a comment
Syno Nym reviews Sacred Skin in Dichan, a bimonthly, one of Thailand’s longest running and best selling magazines, this month issue 15 June 2012.

Vagabonding on Sacred Skin

Posted by on Feb 9, 2012 in News, Publications | Leave a comment

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 | Leave a comment

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 | Leave a comment

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 | Leave a comment

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 | Leave a comment

Courrier International, Oct. 6 – 2011.

Sacred Skin – Book of the month for Prediction Magazine

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in News, Publications, Publications | Leave a comment

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