Showing posts with label tattoo art in mountain province. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tattoo art in mountain province. Show all posts

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Tattoo Art In Mountain Province

89 year old whang od who learned the art of batok tattoo from her father. Bontoc compared to sagada or kalinga is often overlooked.

The Last Kalinga Tattoo Artist Of The Philippines Lars

Perpetually shrouded in mist the kalinga village of buscalan sits high up in the cordillera mountains of northern luzon philippinesalthough all of the tattooed warriors are now gone the village is teeming with tattooed elderly women that wear the artistry of the last kalinga tattoo artist.