The art of Tattooing in Oceania

As part of the Royal Academy's Oceania exhibition they have shared the below video with artist Te Ranitu Netana explains the importance of tā moko (Māori tattoo) in the Maori culture. The video also includes New Zealand artist Mark Adams who discusses his work documenting the work of tufuga tatatau (Samoan tattooists). You can find examples of these on show in Oceania which is in the Royal Academy's Main Galleries until 10th December 2018.