In recent years, I have become intrigued by

tattooing and the ways in which women have

used the tattoo as an art form. Tattoos are a

permanent addition to the body and thus require

a strength of commitment that must overcome

social stereotyping. In my sculpture, I utilize media

which are symbolic of human skin and are transformed

through the use of machinery. I utilize tattooing

imagery in order to directly confront

the social taboos that are associated with tattoos.


Copyright © 2006 Kaleta Doolin