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Tattoo: past and present

Full day event


Saturday 20 October 2018

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Te Rangitu Netana using the uhi (traditional Maori Ta Moko tools)

Te Rangitu Netana © George Netana

As part of our ‘Oceania’ programme of public events, join us for a day of discussion, artist talks and a film screening as we delve into the world of indigenous and contemporary global tattoo culture.

During this day of events, hear from working tattooists whose contemporary practices are rooted in ancient methodologies and historical research, attend a panel discussion exploring the varying methods of global indigenous tattooing, and watch a film screening on indigenous tattoo culture.

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Saturday 20 October 2018

The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

Various events, booking required.