Snap Shot Sarah Ann Miller-Set 1 by photographer Van Styles.
“Looking for Stories” takes an in depth look at the life of 92 year old tattooer Whang Od.
Whang Od is 92 years old and up to very recently she was the last Kalinga tattoo maker. According to specialists, this practice is about a thousand years old and was used as a skin natural language transmitted from generation to generation.
Duke Riley began tattooing in 1993 under the guidance of Steve Williamson of Art Freak Tattoo in Providence, RI. and has worked in various tattoo shops in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York and New Zealand.
In addition to tattooing, Duke works in a variety of mediums and his work is exhibited in several museums internationally including the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum. He is represented in New York by Magnan Projects.