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May 4, 2008

Shelley Jackson’s Skin Project

Filed under: artist's books, performace art — Tags: , , , — popularkinetics @ 12:35 am

Shelley Jackson\'s skin project

Since August, 2003, artist Shelley Jackson has been “publishing” her 2095-word story, one word at a time. Volunteers to the project agree to tattoo a word that Shelly assigns to them somewhere on their bodies. The word must be in a classic font and large enough to be readable by the naked eye. The project is ongoing, and documentation of it can be seen at her web site, If you want to volunteer for your own word, you can sign up through the site.


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