Professor Chris Martin introduces his new book on the socio-semiotics of tattoos.



Episode 1


In this series of podcasts, researcher and professor Dr. Chris Martin sits down with the editor of Ottawa’s Glue Magazine, Cameron Keighley to discuss the chapters of his new book, The Social Semiotics of Tattoos: Skin and Self. These podcasts allow Chris to describe the ways in which sociology and social semiotics aided in the study of tattoo meanings, tattoo enthusiasts, and tattoo artists. Original music composed by Chris Martin.

The whole series of podcasts are posted in the Semiotics Institute Online.
Dr. Chris William Martin is a professor at Algonquin College, Canada. He has been studying tattoos and tattooing for nearly a decade. This research has culminated in the subject matter of his newest book shown here.

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