Yaki

Photographeryao pin Liu
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyTaiwan
City/CountryKaohsiung, Taiwan
Photo Date2011
Technical InfoColor Print
Entry Description

Yaki Is Taiwan Atayal tribe of respect for Grandma , Atayal traditional whale elderly Atayal traditional practices " PARTISAN" is the symbol of life, the only good hunting men women weaving and embroidery skills qualify pattern tattooed on his face. The Atayal language called ruled “Partisan “ The Japanese banned the practice of tattooing in 1930 because of its association with headhunting. With the introduction of Christianity, the practice has declined and it is now rarely seen except on old people even though it is no longer banned.

About Photographer

I am yao-pin Liu, I am born into a Taiwanese Family in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Been working in Conceptual photography . A question that I have been asked quite often, is about my style. My photography is deeply rooted in Several creators' suturing , lifestyle and portraits.