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Skindigenous

Pablo Zafirekudo

Pablo is part of the Huitoto tribe in the Amazon forest in Southern Colombia. He is trying to preserve his rapidly disappearing cultural traditions. One of these traditions is body painting for special celebrations with a temporary paint that is made with the juice of the huito fruit.

Saturday, February 12 at 3:30 pm on 12.1


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SKINDIGENOUS is a series of 13 half-hour documentaries on the art of tattooing as practiced by indigenous peoples around the world. Each episode dives into a unique indigenous culture to discover the tools and techniques, and the symbols and traditions that shape their tattooing art. The art of the tattoo becomes a lens for exploring some of the planet's oldest cultures and their unique perspectives on life, identity, and the natural world.