Fall, 2015: Our film, Stories on the Skin: Tattoo Culture at FAU is an Official Selection at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. The screening will take place Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Cinema Paradiso, Fort Lauderdale. For tickets, visit:
February 19, 2015: Ink on Film, films from the project, art and book exhibition, temporary tattoos, honoring our creative inspiration and visionary leader, Arthur Jaffe (1921-2015.)
January 9, 2015: Stories on the Skin: Tattoo Culture at FAU documentary screened at L-Dub Film Festival, Stonzek Theater, Lake Worth
April 15-June 23, 2014: Academic Ink and Academic Ink in the Studio, multi-media art exhibition featuring FAU students, faculty and staff. One West Gallery, Wimberly Library, FAU.
March 28, 2014: Academic Ink, a day of "tattoo culture" featuring art, dance, theater and music. With a keynote address by Margot Mifflin, author of Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo. University Theater, FAU.
March, 2015: Dr. Leader's article on the
project, "Stories on the Skin: Tattoo Culture at a South Florida
University" has been published in the journal Arts and
Humanities in Higher Education. It can be downloaded here:
July 15, 2013: New links have been added to
Tattoos in the News, and Ink on Paper.
May 22, 2013: Click here to see a list of our
Donor List. DVD liner notes were uploaded and available for
download. Stories on the
Skin DVD notes.
May 20, 2013: New links were added to
Creative Web Projects
and Tattoos in the News.
January 18, 2013: World Premiere-Stories on
the Skin: Tattoo Culture at FAU Documentary.
More Information here.
September 13, 2012: Student Body Art
Exhibition Opening at FAU MacArthur Campus Library Gallery,
More information here.
April 3, 2012: Kickstarter campaign launched.
March 12, 2012: Updates to "Read More,” “Stories on Film”
“Student Tattoos” and we have started planning our fundraising Kickstarter campaign.
October 7, 2011: New links have been added to Tattoos in the News and minor updates have been applied to the website.
June 1, 2011: New links have been added to
Student Tattoos, where you can read
about Student Body Art and order a catalogue, and
Tattoos in the News , where Mike
Tyson's tattoo is giving Warner Brothers a "Hangover."
May 11, 2011: We updated the
Student Tattoos with information about the exhibition of our collection of
student tattoos. Please join us for our opening reception on May 21st in
the Wimberly Library!
April 4, 2011: We updated the Student Tattoos and Facebook
page with the photos from our two final (for the semester) Breezeway
March 25, 2011: We updated the Student Tattoos page with
pictures from our most recent Breezeway photoshoot. We have also updated
the Facebook page
with the same photos. Find and tag yourself there!
March 18, 2011: We updated
Your Stories (Phase 2) with our Call for Submission! Submit your
stories and ideas before April 11, 2011 to have a chance to be selected for our
film. Random entries will win prizes.
Feburary 24, 2011: We just created a
Facebook page! Like us, find your photo, and tell your friends!
February 18, 2011: We updated the
Student Tattoos page with a new slideshow featuring all of the tattoos captured at FAU so far.
February 16, 2011: Updated the website with new layout and extra information on the upcoming project phases.