Travelling around the globe, Chris
Rainier has spent two decades documenting the ancient arts of tattooing, piercing and scarification. In a new film, Tattoo Odyssey,
he photographs the Mentawai people of Indonesia, whose spider-web-like
tattoos echo the shapes of the forest; their lofty goal is to anchor the soul.
"They say, ‘This is who I am, and what I have done.'"