The Zapotecs must have practiced tattoo, right? Above, a sign outside a tattoo shop in Oaxaca, speculating that yes, it must have been so. Click here for a sample of tattoos at another shop, down a rough-looking alleyway, where an old homeboy was holding court in a room that to me felt like it belonged on the border.
I was rolling around the scene with tattoo and gallery artist Dr. Lakra, who lives in Oaxaca, for an upcoming piece. * More details then.