terça-feira, 1 de junho de 2021

The Last Mambabatok || Short Film

Apo Whang-Od is considered the world's last Mambabatok (hand-tap tattoo artist) from her generation.

 At the estimated age of 99, she is now passing the tattooing tradition to a new generation in her tribe including her grand-niece Grace.

The tradition of this style of tattoo started as a symbol of pride for warriors and a marking of beauty for females in the Butbut tribe and has now taken a unique turn in their village, Kalinga, situated remotely in the mountains of the Luzon province in The Philippines.

Check it out below.

The Last Mambabatok from Brent Foster on Vimeo.

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