Sacred Form

Traditional tattoos are a form of sacred art. They signify animal totems, lineage and gender identity.They constitute a living record of  cultural concepts. They are a rite of passage and a symbol of bravery and a form of protection. Often prayers are said during the tattooing ritual. What happens in the secular application of these powerful motifs?

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s