18 Nov 2015

Maya Sialuk Jacobsen - Inuit Tattooing

From Nights, 7:15 pm on 18 November 2015
Maya Sialuk Jacobsen (tattooist)

Maya Sialuk Jacobsen (tattooist) with Holly Nordlum Photo: Maya Sialuk Jacobsen

Greenlandic tattoo artist Maya Sialuk Jacobsen talks about the history and method of Inuit tattooing, and the challenges to revitalising this traditional cultural practice.

Maya is in New Zealand as part of Indigenous Ink which is an indigenous tattoo event run as part of Urbanesia (and she's accompanied by her Norwegian husband Pero Dahlman who is a "western" tattooist).

Both Maya and Pero talk to Bryan Crump abou their art.

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