The Digital Journalist
© Chris Rainier
Three "Modern Primitive" tattoo and body modifications artists, Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California.

San Francisco's Haight/Ashbury area is considered the birthplace of the Modern Primitive movement, a form of body marking that is profoundly influenced by tribal traditions of altering the body for ritual and initiation.

Beyond Our Horizons

Images from Chris Rainier's new book
Ancient Marks
The Sacred Origins of Tattoos and Body Marking