Explore maata smith's board art - tattoo maori ta moko on pinterest | see more ideas about tattoo maori, tattoo ideas and tribal tattoos. Defining aspects of maori traditional culture include art, legends, tattoos (ta moko ), performances (notably kapa haka), customs, hospitality and community.
Historic ta moko image kiri means skin and tuhi means art, we generally tattoo the body and arm areas on our customers so it will be defined as kiri tuhi. New zealand ta moko and kirituhi, and some good old australian traditional geometric and dot work styles, some irezumi and japanese and just doing some.
Ta moko - traditional māori tattooing, often on the face - is a taonga (treasure) to ta moko declined as an art form during the 20th century, however in recent.