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The Cultural Heritage Of Tattooing: Tattoo Hunter Lars Krutak

The Cultural Heritage Of Tattooing: Tattoo Hunter Lars Krutak

Tattoo anthropologist Lars Hunter educates us about indigenous body modification practices from all over the world.

Learn about ancient tattooing practices and symbolism through the videos and talks of the tattoo hunter, Lars Krutak.

Travelling tattoo hunter Lars Krutak is a photographer, writer, archaeologist and cultural anthropologist. 

Photo below from Lars' Facebook page, with the caption: "Kayan forearm tattoos, Upper Rajang River, 2011."

Kayan forearm tattoos. Photo Lars Krutak via Facebook #ancienttattooing #tribal #tribe #LarsKrutak

Lars is giving a tattoo lecture next month at The Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Image from the Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe) website. #LarsKrutak #TattooHunter #ancienttattooing #tribal #tribe

Photo below from Lars' Facebook page, with the caption: "One of my favorite women in the world, 97-year-old Kalinga tattoo artist Whang Od of Buscalan village, 2016."

Kalinga tattoo artist Whang Od. Photo Lars Krutak via Facebook. #geometric #tribal #tribe #LarsKrutak

Photo below from Lars' Facebook page, with the caption: "Paiwan tattoo revival. Cangal's tattoos, Pingtung County, Taiwan. Tattoos by Cudjuy. 2016."

Tattoos by Cudjuy. Photo Lars Krutak via Facebook. #geometric #tribal #tribe #LarsKrutak

You can download and watch the TV show Tattoo Hunter online.

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