aspen leaves

marked by place

marked by place.

nearly half of my tattoos are strongly associated with places that have influenced my life a great deal. many of them honor ancestral connections to place, or are from places i have made pilgrimage to. while that has been my experience, i have met a number of people who have similarly marked their bodies with some marker that connects them to a place: a flower, some plants, a map, latitude/longitude, and so on. this will be a growing portfolio and will be one important element of much work of body/body of work art show which is pending…

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