F&M's SKIN: "Stories in Ink: Capturing the Art of Tattoos"

Kyle Cassidy, photographer

Common Hour event series
Sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies Program and The Phillips Museum

Thursday, March 22, 2012
11:30 a.m.
Common Hour website

Cassidy is a Philadelphia-based photographer specializing in visual ethnographies.

His book Armed America: Portraits of Gun Owners in Their Home (2007) received critical acclaim. Cassidy will speak about his most recent project, War Paint: Tattoo Culture and the Armed Forces (2012). Cassidy will also comment on "Campus Ink: Body Art in Our Community," a project directed by Sociology major Ann Leffel ‘13. In collaboration with a group of photography students, Leffel has documented F&M tattoos and the narratives behind their creation.

This event is open to the public.

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