Recorded March 22, 2012 in Mayser Gymnasium.

Kyle 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 spoke about his most recent project, War Paint: Tattoo Culture and the Armed Forces (2012). Sociology major Ann Leffel ‘13 also comments on “Campus Ink: Body Art in Our Community,” a collaboration with a group of photography students which documented F&M tattoos and the narratives behind their creation. Sponsored by Women’s and Gender Studies Program and The Phillips Museum.

To watch and discuss a full version of this event, please visit blogs.fandm.edu/commonhour/fms-skin-stories-in-ink-capturing-the-art-of-tattoos/

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