Presentation on theme: "Cultural Tattoos. Traditional Roles of the Tattoo Marks of - Status –Rank –Bravery –Fertility -Pledges of love -Punishment or marking slaves and convicts."— Presentation transcript:
Traditional Roles of the Tattoo Marks of - Status –Rank –Bravery –Fertility -Pledges of love -Punishment or marking slaves and convicts.
Tattooing among females of the of Papua New Guinea began at age 5 & was added to each year the V-shaped tattoo on the chest indicating that she had reached the marrying - 1912Papua New Guinea
Australia/New Zealand. Maori tattoos never cross the midline of the face and are tribal in design. Originally used to instil fear in invaders, it became a status symbol within the culture.
Today Bangkok - Magic Tattoo Festival Believers get tattoos and pay their respects to the temple's master tattooist. (Monk) They believe the tattoos have mystical powers, ward off bad luck and protect them from harm.
common reasons people get tattoos Loved One Religious Military Service (Flag or country’s symbol like an eagle) Just for Fun
PROJECT You will design a tattoo based on your personal culture YES YOU HAVE A CULTURE!!!
Culture Cultures are what make countries and people unique. Each country and person has different cultural activities and cultural rituals. Cultures are groups with commonalities, big or small. Teacher Culture Artist Culture Canadian Culture Skateboard Culture School Culture Mommy Culture
Your culture is Who you are Your life What you do Where you come from Fill in the handout given to you. Then see me for a good piece of paper. This is the first of 2 projects dealing with the tattoo you create so take your time and create something meaningful that you like.
PS If you include this culture I will not mark your assignment