Māori facial tattoos (tā moko) are very special with huge ancestral and spiritual significance. But the custom nearly disappeared after Europeans arrived. Older photographic techniques also made them invisible. The Puaki - Ta Moko Exhibition in Foxton was so interesting! 📷

Info board with extensive details of the project.Two photos of the same woman, side by side. The old photo technique shows no chin tattoo the modern technique does.

Miraz Jordan @Miraz

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