In a 2003 documentary titled The Social History of Piercing, MTV called Jim Ward “the granddaddy of the modern piercing movement.” In 1975 Jim opened Gauntlet, the world’s first studio devoted exclusively to body piercing. His tireless efforts helped bring piercing into the mainstream and in the process, spark far-reaching enthusiasm for all forms of body modification. This presentation explores how a personal fetish ignited a worldwide phenomenon. Don’t miss it.
by: Jim Ward