Featured in this issue:
SUSPENSIONS & TENSIONS, a broad historical overview on the traditions and practices of body suspension and tethering in several different cultures -- plus photo features on contemporary human puppetry, hook pulling rituals and suspensions both as private experiences and performance art.
REMARKABLE WOMEN, photo features and profiles of IDEXA (full-body geometric
tattoos), ERICA SKADSEN (large ear loops in the style of South Eastern Asian
tribal peoples) and SUNNY COVER (step-by-step photos and story of her expanding
"iron corset" midriff tattoo during pregancy).
Issue also includes a front cover photo of Sharon Nickle as the "White Bird" with feathered clothes pins wickedly clamped on her fingers, arms, back and breasts, AND, a back cover photo of Alan Falkner suspended face down by flesh hooks as narrated inside the issue in the article "Suspensions & Tensions: Alan Falkner Rides the Wind"