Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2019

Grading Professor

Nyier Abdou

Subject Concentration

Arts & Culture

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


The Body. The Art. The Psyche is a series that delves into the psyche behind doing body art. What drives an artist to manipulate another's body whether permanently or impermanently. What drives them? What they gain out of it? What are they seeking? The series has two artists; A tattoo artist who is driven by the demons of the human mind and macabre things around him; another is a henna artist who is driven by the mystical properties of henna and is inspired by the celebration of life. I have tried to draw a contrast between permanence and impermanence in body art.


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Photo Essay: photo 1

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Photo Essay: photo 12

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Beyond the Macabre- First video of the series on a tattoo artist.

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A Moment of Celebration- Second Video of the series on a henna artist

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