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Tep Tok : Reading Between Our Lines

Released 2015

Documentary Runtime : 56 minutes

Self Funded by Sunameke Whānau

For many a Pacific Islander, a tattoo is a marker of one's identity - a reminder of one's heritage and a visual story to carry on their skin.
The art of tattooing has travelled the world over and while its popularity has continued strongly into contemporary culture today, the awareness of the traditional practices of tattooing in Papua New Guinea is dwindling.

Tep Tok is a documentary aimed at changing this situation.