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Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
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Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
Thumbnail from title in The Body Art Collection | NZ On Screen
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The Body Art Collection

The Body Art Collection

Although NZ On Screen's Body Art Collection features many titles on tattooing, it also touches on other types of body art, including piercing and henna. In the backgrounders, author and Pacifika expert Sean Mallon takes us through some of the highlights of the collection, while director Geoff Steven remembers travels from Auckland to the Pacific Basin to East LA, while making Skin Pics and Signatures of the Soul  two key Kiwi documentaries about tattooing.

Inside Tattooing

Television, 2012 (Full Length)

Skin Pics

Television, 1980 (Full Length)

Signatures of the Soul - Tattooing Today

Television, 1984 (Full Length)

Into Antiquity: A Memory of the Māori Moko

Short Film, 1972 (Full Length)

Savage Symbols

Film, 2002 (Full Length)

Tales from Te Papa - Tatau: Samoan Tattooing

Television, 2010 (Full Length Episode)

Loading Docs 2016 - 'Aka'ōu: Tātatau in the Cook Islands

Web, 2016 (Full Length)

Tā Moko

Television, 2007 (Excerpts)

Marks of Mana

Web, 2018 (Excerpts)

Piercing - The Hole Story

Television, 2002 (Excerpts)

Mai Time - Body Art Special (excerpts)

Television, 2006 (Excerpts)

Looking Your Best - Makeup

Television, 1979 (Full Length)

Kaleidoscope - Hairstyles

Television, 1984 (Full Length)

Hair

Television, 1993 (Full Length)

Tattoo

Television, 2000 (Excerpts)

Fresh - Jason Momoa and Wentworth (Series Three, Episode 16)

Television, 2013 (Full Length Episode)

Adorn

Web, 2016 (Excerpts)

Tatau

Short Film, 2012 (Full Length)

Skin

Short Film, 2014 (Full Length)

Day Trip

Short Film, 2010 (Full Length)

Bella

Short Film, 1998 (Full Length)

Delores

Short Film, 2003 (Full Length)

Hitch Hike

Short Film, 2011 (Full Length)

The Tattooist

Film, 2007 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Aroha - Mataora

Television, 2002 (Full Length Episode)

Tagata Tangata 1 - Ngaa Tapuwae / Sacred Footsteps (First Episode)

Television, 1993 (Full Length Episode)

Profiles - Tony Fomison

Television, 1981 (Full Length Episode)

Mai Time - Series 12, Episode 18

Television, 2007 (Full Length Episode)

Fresh - First Episode

Television, 2011 (Full Length Episode)

The Living Room - First Episode

Television, 2002 (Full Length Episode)

Fish Across Face

Head Like A Hole, Music Video, 1992

Don't Give It Up

Emma Paki, Music Video, 1996

George

Headless Chickens, Music Video, 1996