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a simple slideshow about tattoos where they cam from and where they're going

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  1. 1. Tattoos<br />A world of Culture, A culture of the world.<br />
  2. 2. What is a Tattoo<br />A permanent mark on the skin<br />Tattooing is over 1,000 years old<br />Different styles and techniques<br />The pug father, “back tattoo” 9/17/09 creative commons attribution <br />
  3. 3. Who Started Tattoos<br />Maoris and other pacific island peoples<br />Ancient European peoples<br />Japanese samurai and Yakuza <br />Binder. Donedat “Tattoo Arts Festival in Pattaya, Thailand” 05/18/08 creative commons attribution, no deriviatives<br />
  4. 4. Maori People and Their Tattoos<br />Maori tattoos are famous “Tribal”<br />Intricate designs<br />Famous for placement<br />Especially The Face!<br /> “tribal on chest” February, 2011 Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  5. 5. Early European Tattoos<br />Vikings Tattooed Berserkers<br />Celts used “knots” for marriage ceremony<br />Roman Legionnaires bore SPQR for service <br />Tobyotter “Tim’s Tattoo” 8/29/2009 Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  6. 6. Japanese and Tattoos<br />In Japan Tattoo is sign of “Yakuza”<br />“Yakuza” is Japanese Mob<br />Many denied service for being tattooed <br />Howie Le “A Different kind of Suit” 10/2/2008 Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  7. 7. Why Get Tattooed?<br />Different cultures had different uses<br />Some Tattoos are earned <br />Others marked social status<br />Rags Rejected “Sailor Jerry Tattoo VWC” 11/21/08 Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial<br />
  8. 8. Spread of Tattoos<br />Tattoos “dead art” in Europe<br />Sailors and Merchants return home tattooed <br />Capt.Cook brought tatted people home<br />Wonderlane “Cook Charts the Pacific” 12/26/2008 Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  9. 9. Tattoos in America<br />Tattoos were taboo in America<br />Criminals, Sailors, Circus Freaks.<br />Not the Average American <br />Shrie L. Spangler “tattoo” 7/26/10 Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  10. 10. Tattoo Methods <br />Method varies by culture and style<br />Ancient Nords Sewed tattoos into skin<br />Japanese use “fork” Stab repeatedly<br />Arup Kamel “4:55 @ Borneo Ink” 6/15/2009 Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  11. 11. Cultural Shifts in USA<br />American Counter Culture tattooed <br />Music new medium for ink<br />Statement of independence<br />Amityaffliction “Ahren” 6/5/2010 Creative Commons Non Commercial No derivatives Attribution<br />
  12. 12. Modern Tattoo Attitude <br />Many Americans Accept Tattoos<br />Tattoos are very common now<br />Some areas still taboo<br />Francis Biji “Full Shop @ Reno’s Tattoo shop” 3/15/08 Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  13. 13. Why The Shift?<br />What Factors Caused Attitude Change?<br />Who doesn’t accept tattoos?<br />Do you know someone with ink?<br />Tribalicous “Ed & Mimo” 5/31/2009 Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  14. 14. Other Tattoo Uses<br />Tattoos used to identify jews in Nazi Germany<br />Gangs award certain tattoos for crimes committed <br />Chris Willis “Body Art Expo: Tattoo Groupies” 1/18/2010 Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  15. 15. Tattoos In Pop Culture<br />Television Shows Glorify Tattoos<br />Many Celebs are getting ink<br />Athletes are also covered in tattoos<br />Monica D. “Kat Von Danna!” 10/30/2010 Creative Commons Attribution No derivatives Non Commercial<br />
  16. 16. Warning about Tattoos<br />Tattoos are permanent!<br />Some Jobs won’t hire because of tattoos<br />Tattoos carry risk of blood infection<br />Binder. Donedat “Bangkok Tattoo festival” 1/15/2010 Creative Commons Non-commercial Attribution<br />