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May
05

Interview of Larry Silverman for the World’s Extreme Body Mod Movie – “Flesh & Blood”

Posted by Disha Singh on May 5, 2008

(Larry Silverman) On 1st of this month Larry Silverman released his latest independent feature documentary, “Flesh & Blood.” Doing several stories on people modified by Steve Haworth for the television series, "Ripley's Believe It Or Not", Larry got inspired to make “Flesh & Blood” – a film Larry thinks will surely change people’s outlook towards body modification and “will have a greater understanding about the more extreme side of body modification.” Not taking your more time you read the interview yourself to know more about the movie. Disha Singh: First and foremost are you a body modification freak. Do you wear any tattoo, piercing or any other body modification on your body? Larry Silverman: I love art and personal expression of all kinds. And I love people. But it is not my choice to wear tattoos, piercings, or even jewelry for that matter. But that doesn't mean I can't appreciate great art, even if the canvas is human skin. Disha: What i

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Jan
16

Acquaint yourself with all sides of Suspension

Posted by Disha Singh on January 16, 2008

("2 point suicide" or "2 point back" suspension) Hello friends, today I'm here to throw some light on all sides of "Suspension" with the help of our friend and tattoo artist Joy Rumore of Twelve 28 Tattoo, Brooklyn, New York. She is also a member of a suspension group called "Rites of Passage" whose founder is Emrys Yetz. I had asked her few questions regarding suspension and her group, she replied us and here we have an informative article based on her replies. This post will surely wipe off the haze from your mind regarding "Suspension". Actaully, Suspension is an act of suspending human body via hooks that are poked through their body in form of a temporary body piercing. Procedure: "Suspension begins with the cleansing and marking of the area to be pierced. The flesh is then pierced with sterile needles and hooks. The person suspending is then securely tied to a rig, which is a metal piece of equipment attached to a rope and pulley system. They are lifted off

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