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mageau :
melanesian marks.


"As is my process...

before I mark someone; I look at the body as a whole and as our women did before us, choose where and what to be marked on the body.
Normally Papua New Guinean women bring their familial designs. It's a collaborative process where we talk and decide together; today’s world is highly focused on the 'I' as opposed to our old Pasifika way which I feel focused on the 'we'. The consultation process is a safe zone where myself and the person to be marked can have these discussions". - Julia

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