Join world traveler and anthropologist Dr. Lars Krutak as he shares his ongoing journey to understand how tattoos “make” the people who wear them on Wednesday, March, 2019 at 6 p.m. in Boehm 145. A book signing of Ancient Ink: The Archaeology of Tattooing (University of Washington Press) and other works will follow.
Dr. Krutak is a tattoo anthropologist and author who has spent the last two decades traveling the world, learning about unique tattoos and the meanings and people behind them. He is a research Associate at the Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Kratuk hosted the Discovery Channel series Tattoo Hunter, and is the author of five books and numerous articles and book chapters on the subject of Indigenous body modification. To learn more about his research and curatorial projects, please visit www.larskrutak.com.
Sponsored by the College of Visual & Performing Arts, Dept. of Art & Art History, Dept. of Art Education & Crafts, Dept. of Anthropology/Sociology, Dept. of English and the Association of Campus Events.