– Indigenous Tattoo Portraits –

 

Historic and Contemporary Indigenous Tattooing.

To find out more about this ongoing series check out the project page by clicking on one of the Images

 

 

 

 

Cradled in Culture

Whispers of the Ancestors: Keone Nunes

Permanent Regalia

36" x 48" Oil on Panel  2014

40" x 60" Oil on Canvas 2015

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas  2015

Historic Basadung Li Tattoos

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2016

Historic Yupik Tattoos

36" x 48" Oil on Panel 2014

David Yelthmow Haida Thuderbird

40" X 60" Oil on Canvas 2015

Alethea Looking Towards the Future

Learning the Basics : Carla

Holding onto Sacred Knowledge: Colin Dale

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2015

36" X 48" Hand Processed Oil on Canvas 2016

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2016

Haida Chief Xa'na

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas  2015

Atayal Face Tattoo Taiwan

40" x 60" Oil on Canvas 2016

Looking into the Future Maori Moko Kauae

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas  2016

Seeing the Ancestors: Elle Festin

Holding Hands Across Time: L. Frank

Tattoo Anthropologist: Lars Krutak

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2015

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2015

36: x 48" Oil on Canvas 2015

Historic Papua New Guinea Tattoo

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2016

Tattoos from the Land: Tihoti

40" x 60" Oil on Canvas 2016

Stitching the Past to the Future

48" x 60" Oil on Canvas 2016

Histroic Caduveo South American Tattoo

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2016

Naga Headhunters Ink

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas 2016

Historic Ainu Tattoo

36" x 48"  Oil on Canvas 2016

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Indigenous Tattoo Portraits

This series of oil paintings highlights figures from historic and contemporary Indigenous tattooing.

 

Ethnographic Tattoo Stencils

The lifeless sketches of ethnographers, explorers, traders and missionaries come to life in this series colorful aerosol and stencil works.

 

Salish and Formline Art

Prints, paintings and drawings inspired by formline, Coastal and Interior Salish artistic traditions.

 

Video, Installation, and Performance

In this section I will present the many performances, video and instillation works I have produced.

 

Dion Kaszas © 2017

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    Joanne McLellan

    Photographer

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