At Harrisonburg arthouse café, The Artful Dodger, a painting in a Rashidi Barrett art exhibit struck one visitor as disturbingly familiar --maybe another artist’s concept. It was. Soon news media from Norfolk to Richmond to the Shenandoah Valley were noticing.
Getting up close and reeeeeeally personal with other people's skin. Electric needles. Nitrile gloves. All in a day's work for Chris Porter of Alley Cat Tattoos. Among the things we find out: what will he do when every last inch of his own body is inked?