Ancient Tattoo Traditions of North America

Author: Aaron Deter-Wolf,Carol Diaz-Granados

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 0292749120

Category: Art

Page: 293

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For thousands of years, Native Americans used the physical act and visual language of tattooing to construct and reinforce the identity of individuals and their place within society and the cosmos. This book offers an examination into the antiquity, meaning, and significance of Native American tattooing in the Eastern Woodlands and Great Plains.--Publisher description.
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Kleidung als kulturelle Praxis. Perspektiven für eine Modewissenschaft

Author: Rainer Wenrich

Publisher: transcript Verlag

ISBN: 383942559X

Category: Design

Page: 414

View: 334

Kleidung und Bildende Kunst, Kleidung und Architektur, Kleidung und Politik - in der Kleidermode finden sich vielfache mediale Wechselwirkungen. Kleidung, wenn sie zu Mode, also zu einer kulturellen Praxis wird, besitzt eine eigene Medialität und integriert als Mittlung zwischen Subjekt und Umwelt Themen wie Globalisierung, Nachhaltigkeit und Transkulturalität. Die Beiträge des Bandes mit einem Vorwort von Harold Koda (Costume Institute/Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) zeigen: Internet, Blogs und die Verbreitung über soziale Netzwerke lassen die Kleidermode eine neue Ebene des kommunikativen Austauschs formen. Diese Entwicklungen haben Konsequenzen für die Weiterentwicklung modetheoretischer Ansätze und der Konstitution einer Wissenschaft der Mode.
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The Archaeology of Tattooing

Author: Lars Krutak,Aaron Deter-Wolf

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 0295742844

Category: Art

Page: 392

View: 9674

The desire to alter and adorn the human body is universal. While specific forms of body decoration, and the underlying motivations, vary according to region, culture, and era, all human societies have engaged in practices designed to augment and enhance their natural appearance. Tattooing, the process of inserting pigment into the skin to create permanent designs and patterns, appears on human mummies by 3200 BCE and was practiced by ancient cultures throughout the world. Ancient Ink, the first book dedicated to the archaeological study of tattooing, presents new research from across the globe examining tattooed human remains, tattoo tools, and ancient art. It contributes to our understanding of the antiquity, durability, and significance of tattooing and human body decoration and illuminates how different societies have used their skin to construct their identities. Ancient Ink connects ancient body art traditions to modern culture through Indigenous communities and the work of contemporary tattoo artists.
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Ancient and Modern Expressions of the Tribal

Author: Lars F. Krutak

Publisher: Edition Reuss Germany

ISBN: 9783934020863

Category: Art

Page: 424

View: 8738

Text in English & German. This is a photographic masterpiece that explores the vanishing art of Kalinga tribal tattooing in the remote mountains of the northern Philippines. Combining the visionary talents of numerous international photographers and the words and stories of nearly fifty Kalinga elders, Kalinga Tattoo is the first book to tell the story of this incredibly rich tradition of indigenous body art that is believed to be 1,000 years old. Here's a rare trove of tattoo motifs, variations and interpretations which can reveal new perspectives for every interested tattooist. The journey begins with tattoo anthropologist Dr Lars Krutak's first encounter with the last Kalinga tattoo artist, the 91-year-old Whang-Od, and is followed by the moving poetry and song of tattooed Kalinga author and elder Natividad Sugguiyao. Sugguiyao's narratives provide an insider's perspective regarding the history and significance of Kalinga batok (tattoo), and they establish new ways of reading the messages encoded in this ancient art form of the skin. Krutak continues with an historical exploration entitled "History of Kalinga Tattoo Art" that focuses on those cultural institutions that were deeply intertwined with Kalinga tattooing itself. Dramatic images of tattooed men and women taken over the last 100 years and colourful village scenes and landscapes accentuate the chapter. Lars' detailed study into the significance of Kalinga tattooing proceeds with an illustrated discussion of the artistic motifs that comprise Kalinga tattoo art. This chapter, "Kalinga Tattooing Motifs" is an absolute must read for anyone seeking knowledge (spiritual or otherwise) of the real roots of tribal tattooing practices that are largely disappearing around the world today. Because warrior culture, headhunting, and religious ritual permeated nearly every facet of Kalinga tattooing practice, "Warrior Culture of the Kalinga" focuses on these customs. Krutak recounts his experiences with Kalinga warriors (old and new) and breathes life into long-forgotten Kalinga literature revolving around human sacrifice and other ceremonies associated with the human hunt. The nature of the research is outstanding and wonderfully detailed, and the words (and actions) of his Kalinga informants are truly unforgettable. What follows these texts is a remarkably beautiful photographic exhibition of the last generation of Kalinga warriors in vivid colour who earned their tattoos on the field of battle. "The Last Kalinga Tattoo Artist" looks at the life and work of Whang-Od, the last Kalinga mambabatok or tattooist, who dedicated her life to the art of her ancestors. Krutak, who lived with the master artisan for nearly two weeks, exposes for the first time in history the biography of this unique woman who for over seventy years has plied the skins of countless generations of Kalinga men and women with thorns and other natural tools. Finally, "Mark of the Four Waves Tribe" documents the artistic achievements of a growing number of young Filipino-Americans who since 1998 have each made a conscious individual effort to revive the indigenous tattooing traditions of the Kalinga and other tribal peoples of the Philippines. Whether through hand-tapping, hand-poking, or machined work, the Tribe's dedication to "The Movement" has resulted in the revitalisation of timeworn tribal designs with new design concepts that are beginning to approach the longstanding accomplishments of Polynesian artists who guided the tattoo renaissance across the Pacific in the early 1980s. For Krutak and Sugguiyao, the Tribe represents the very best of contemporary tribal tattoo culture because they dynamically express the enduring strength of time-tested indelible traditions that firmly anchor indigenous and modern concepts of identity on the skin for all to see.
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Author: Margo DeMello

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610690761

Category: Social Science

Page: 809

View: 5093

In recent decades, tattoos have gone from being a subculture curiosity in Western culture to mainstream and commonplace. This two-volume set provides broad coverage of tattooing and body art in the United States today as well as around the world and throughout human history. • Provides the most complete global overview of tattooing and body art as it exists today and throughout history, available in one resource • Addresses the major practices, their historical and cross-cultural locations, and the major cultural groups and places in which tattooing has played a central role in social and cultural practices • Covers individuals who helped popularize tattooing, the major theoretical issues surrounding tattooing, the laws and customs regarding tattooing, the many ways in which tattooing has played a role in various marketing and advertising campaigns, and the social movements that have influenced or been affected by tattooing • Includes a comprehensive list of resources such as magazines, organizations, websites, and museums devoted to tattooing as well as a glossary and comprehensive bibliography
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Author: Jason Porterfield

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1499461232

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Tattoo artists spend years learning their trade before taking on their first customer. They not only study art and techniques, but they also learn about disease prevention and maintaining sanitary and hygienic conditions. It is only after they pass certification tests and receive a state license that they can begin work. They serve as valuable members of their communities, helping to anchor business districts and bringing customers not only to their own studios but to other shops as well. This handy guide describes the steps necessary to be a tattoo artist, open a studio, and build a clientele.
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The Archaeology of Tattooing

Author: Lars F. Krutak,Aaron Deter-Wolf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780295742823

Category: Tattooing

Page: 354

View: 354

The desire to alter and adorn the human body is universal. While specific forms of body decoration, and the underlying motivations, vary according to region, culture, and era, all human societies have engaged in practices designed to augment and enhance their natural appearance. Tattooing, the process of inserting pigment into the skin to create permanent designs and patterns, appears on human mummies by 3200 BCE and was practiced by ancient cultures throughout the world. Ancient Ink, the first book dedicated to the archaeological study of tattooing, presents new research from across the globe examining tattooed human remains, tattoo tools, and ancient art. It contributes to our understanding of the antiquity, durability, and significance of tattooing and human body decoration and illuminates how different societies have used their skin to construct their identities. Ancient Ink connects ancient body art traditions to modern culture through Indigenous communities and the work of contemporary tattoo artists.
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Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.
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Magical Tattoos and Scarification

Author: Lars Krutak

Publisher: Edition Reuss Germany

ISBN: 9783943105117

Category: Art

Page: 400

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Text in English & German. This is a photographic masterwork in two parts exploring the secret world of magical tattooing and scarification across the tribal world. Based on one decade of tattoo anthropologist Dr Lars Krutaks fieldwork among animistic and shamanic societies of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Melanesia, this book journeys into highly sacred territory to reveal how people utilise ritual body modification to enhance their access to the supernatural. The first part delves into the ancient art of Thai tattooing or sak yant that is administered by holy monks who harness the energy and power of the Buddha himself. Emblazoned with numerous images of dramatically tattooed bodies, this chapter provides tattoo enthusiasts with a passport into the esoteric world of sak yank symbols and their meanings. Also included is an in-depth study into the tattooing worlds of the Amerindians. From Woodlands warriors to Amazonian shamans, tattoos were worn as enchanted symbols embodied with tutelary and protective spirit power. The discussion of talismanic tattooing is concluded with a detailed look at the individuals who created magical tattoos and the various techniques they used. Krutak writes about many tribal tattoo designs permeated with various forms of power and explains what these marks mean for the people who wear them. Part two is an absolute must-read-and-see for anyone seeking knowledge about the religious meanings of tribal scarification. The rituals, techniques, and spiritual iconography of scarmasters in Benin (Bétamarribé), Papua New Guinea (Kaningara), and Ethiopia (Hamar) expose a relatively undocumented world of permanent body symbolism created through painful and bloody rites of self-sacrifice and restraint.
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The Scientific Investigation of an Ancient American Skeleton

Author: Douglas W. Owsley,Richard L. Jantz

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 669

View: 6155

A thorough examination of the Kennewick Man human remains by forensic anthropologists, archaeologists, geologists, and geochemists reveals the secrets of one of the earliest human occupants of North America.
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Unraveling the Mysteries of the Mississippian Cosmos

Author: Carol Diaz-Granados,James R. Duncan,F. Kent Reilly, III

Publisher: Linda Schele Series in Maya an

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 334

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A millennia ago, Native Americans entered the dark recesses of a cave in eastern Missouri and painted an astonishing array of human, animal, and supernatural creatures on its walls. Known as Picture Cave, it was a hallowed site for sacred rituals and rites of passage, for explaining the multi-layered cosmos, for vision quests, for communing with spirits in the "other world," and for burying the dead. The number, variety, and complexity of images make Picture Cave one of the most significant prehistoric sites in North America, similar in importance to Cahokia and Chaco Canyon. Indeed, scholars will be able to use it to reconstruct much of the Native American symbolism of the early Western Mississippian world. The Picture Cave Interdisciplinary Project brought together specialists in American Indian art and iconography, two artists, Osage Indian elders, a museum curator, a folklorist, and an internationally renowned cave archaeologist to produce the first complete documentation of the pictographs on the cave walls and the first interpretations of their meanings and significance. This extensively illustrated volume presents the Project's findings, including an introduction to Picture Cave and prehistoric cave art and technical analyses of pigments, radiocarbon dating, spatial order, and archaeological remains. Interpretations of the cave's imagery, from individual motifs to complex panels; the responses of contemporary artists; and interviews with Osage elders (descendants of the people who made the art), describing what Picture Cave means to them today, are also included. A visual glossary of all the images in Picture Cave as well as panoramic views complete this pathfinding volume.
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Neue Funde und Ergebnisse

Author: Konrad Spindler,Elisabeth Rastbichler-Zissernig,Harald Wilfing,Dieter zur Nedden,Hans Nothdurfter

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3709165997

Category: Science

Page: 325

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Author: Herman Melville

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3736876661

Category: Fiction

Page: 321

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Das Werk "Typee" (deutscher Verlagstitel "Taipi") ist eine Erzählung von Herman Melville, die 1846 erschien. Herman Melville, geboren als Herman Melvill (* 1. August 1819 in New York City, New York; † 28. September 1891 ebenda) war ein amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Dichter und Essayist. Melvilles "Moby-Dick" gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Romane der Weltliteratur.
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Technologien und Produktionsverfahren

Author: Helmut Kipphan

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642570240

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1246

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Dieses Handbuch stellt umfassend den Stand traditioneller sowie neuer, computergestützter Technologien in allen Produktionsphasen von Printmedien dar. Auch zu elektronischen Medien wird klar Stellung bezogen. Als detailliertes Nachschlagewerk und Standardreferenz wendet es sich an technisch und kaufmännisch orientierte Fach- und Führungskräfte der grafischen Industrie. Neben Druckereien und Verlagen, der Zulieferindustrie, den Fachverbänden, werden jedoch auch Studenten und Auszubildende an Fachschulen und Hochschulen davon profitieren. Die schnell abrufbare, verlässliche Information sichert und verstärkt die berufliche Handlungsfähigkeit des Praktikers und gibt dem Studierenden eine Basis belastbaren Wissens. Das aufwendige farbige Layout unterstützt die Didaktik. Die robuste Ausstattung sorgt für eine lange Lebensdauer auch im täglichen Gebrauch. Die beiliegende CD-ROM ermöglicht eine Volltextsuche im gesamten Buchtext und stellt einige Zusatzinformationen zur Verfügung.
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Eine Globalgeschichte des Kapitalismus

Author: Sven Beckert

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406659225

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 525

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Vor mehr als 250 Jahren wurde das Reich errichtet, in dem King Cotton herrscht. Krieg, Sklaverei und Ausbeutung standen an seiner Wiege. Während fremde Kulturen rücksichtslos zerschlagen wurden, häuften Händler im Zusammenspiel mit der Staatsgewalt enorme Vermögen an. Ein neues ökonomisches Prinzip begann seinen globalen Siegeszug. Sven Beckert, Professor für Geschichte an der Harvard-Universität, schildert die Geschichte des Kapitalismus im Spiegel eines Produktes, das heute jeder von uns am Leibe trägt – der Baumwolle. Die Geschichte des Kapitalismus gehört zu den spannendsten Themen der aktuellen Geschichtswissenschaft. Fast immer aber geht es dabei um einzelne Epochen oder Regionen. Sven Beckert wagt in seinem brillanten Buch erstmals eine übergreifende Darstellung, die anhand einer einzigen Ware höchst anschaulich zeigt, wie der Kapitalismus entsteht, sich gleichsam einübt und nach und nach die Lebensverhältnisse und Arbeitsbedingungen, ja das Schicksal der Menschen überall auf der Welt seinen Bewegungsgesetzen unterwirft. Das Resultat ist ein ebenso verstörendes wie erhellendes Buch darüber, wie unsere globale Welt von heute entstanden ist.
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Eine Sioux-Saga

Author: Kerstin Groeper

Publisher: hey! publishing

ISBN: 3956070968

Category: Fiction

Page: 686

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Montana, 1870: Seit ihr geliebter Mann einer heimtückischen Krankheit der Weißen zum Opfer gefallen ist, kämpft die schöne Crow-Indianerin Wah-bo-sehns voller Trauer ums nackte Überleben. Denn der Winter ist gnadenlos und die kleine Dorfgemeinschaft leidet unter der beißenden Kälte und dem nagenden Hunger. Als Wah-bo-sehns schon befürchten muss, bald auch ihre kleine Tochter zu verlieren, gerät sie während eines Überfalls in die Fänge des feindlichen Lakota-Kriegers Tschetan. Doch statt die junge Mutter und ihr Kind zu töten, nimmt er sie bei sich auf und bringt sie zu seinem Volk. Mit der Zeit beginnt die Crow, sich bei den Lakota einzuleben, findet Freunde und lernt ihre Sitten und Gebräuche kennen. Als sie sich zu ihrer großen Überraschung auch noch in ihren Entführer verliebt, glaubt Wah-bo-sehns, in ihrer neuen Familie endlich das Glück wiedergefunden zu haben, das nach dem tragischen Tod ihres ersten Mannes für immer verloren schien. Sie ahnt nicht, dass die nächste Gefahr nicht lange auf sich warten lässt: Nicht nur feindliche Indianerstämme, sondern auch die Soldaten der Weißen haben es auf die Jagdgründe der Lakota abgesehen und schon bald muss die mutige junge Frau erneut um ihr Leben fürchten. Tauchen Sie mit hey! erneut in die faszinierende Welt der Indianer ein, begegnen Sie tapferen Kriegern, leidenschaftlichen Liebenden und faszinierenden historischen Persönlichkeiten – in Kerstin Groepers gefühlvollem Roman „Der scharlachrote Pfad“.
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modern expressions of the tribal

Author: Marisa Kakoulas

Publisher: Edition Reuss Germany

ISBN: 9783934020719

Category: Art

Page: 536

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Text in English & German. This amazing book is a photographic journey across the globe -- from Borneo to Belgium, Argentina to Athens, New York to New Zealand and beyond -- in search of avant-garde tattoo art that pays homage to the ancient roots of tattooing in their contemporary interpretations. No other publication has curated the work of so many esteemed international tattooists working in black ink and gathered them into one comprehensive volume. The journey begins with a look at the history of tattooing before featuring black tattoo portfolios divided into the following chapters: Neotribal, Dotwork, Art Brut, Traditional Revival and Thai/Buddhist.
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