Down Under and some other stuff

A few interesting ones from the southern hemisphere this week!

An Australian artist inspired by traditional scarification; then articles about 20 Maori heads returned to their native land and a quite interesting article about modern Maori considering revival of head preservation. On not that good side, however, there’s also an article on banning tattoos on NSW police.

Body art spiritual experience’ tries to show what it’s all about for many of us while two articles from Philadelphia discuss a growing trend of facial ink among young people. And here’s also another one about ear lobe reconstruction.

Answers to some piercing questions here and here a brief discussion on quality and price of tattoos.

A nice bunch of pics from a tattoo festival in Venezuela! And how you can’t love stretched lobes?