Tatau Art Exhibit – Wish I Could Go!!!

THE centuries-old art of tattooing is celebrated in an exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Tatau is the Polynesian word for “tap”, referring to the traditional method of inking by tapping sharpened bones into the skin.

Guest curator Loketi Nuia Latu said she hoped the exhibition would give people a glimpse of the cultural meanings of Pacific tattoo designs – including the rules that surround them.


via St Kilda tattooist exhibits his work – Arts & Entertainment – Lifestyle – Port Phillip Leader.

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