AIA LEU, The Berber Tattooing Portrait Postcards

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Pack of 10 different Berber Tattooing Portraits from 1989 by Aia Leu reproduced in fine detail as postcards, size 17 x 12 cm (7 x 5 inches).

Description

This pack contains 10 different Berber Tattooing Portraits from 1989 by Aia Leu. They are reproduced in fine detail as postcards, size 17 x 12 cm (7 x 5 inches).

“Berber Tattooing” is a unique and tender record of the tribal skin art of Morocco’s Middle Atlas. The result of a series of chance encounters, Felix & Loretta’s Leu’s road trip in 1988, opened a doorway into the intimate world of the women of the Berber tribes.

Sensitively captured in drawings from the time, by Aia Leu, the faces of the Berber women speak of a tribal culture that was fast disappearing, even then. As tattoo artists themselves, Felix and Loretta were able to find a common ground with the Berber families, gaining unprecedented access into this sparsely documented Berber art form.

 

Additional information

Weight 0.250 g
Dimensions 14.8 × 10.5 cm

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