Art March, 23 2009

    Tatau: Samoan Tattooing and Global Culture

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    Open now at Museum of Antropology at the University of British Columbia is Tatau: Samoan Tattooing and Global Culture. The exhibition is curated by art historian Peter Brunt and includes 40 photographs from Mark Adams. Tatau runs until September 30, 2009.

    Above is a longer video than normally placed on the site. The clip features Dr. Albert Wendt speaking on the tradition of Samoan tattoo. It provides both context for the exhibition and a good deal of information for those of us unable to travel to British Columbia.