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Jake Verzosa: The Last Tattooed Women of Kallinga

Steidl Book Award Asia 2017

Text by François Cheval, Natividad Sugguiyao.

"Fang-od Oggay, b. 1920, Buscalan, Tinglayan" is reproduced from 'Jake Verzosa: The Last Tattooed Women of Kallinga.'

The Last Tattooed Women of Kalinga presents a series of portraits by Filipino photographer Jake Verzosa (born 1979) that lament and celebrate a dying tradition of tattooing in villages throughout the Cordillera mountains in the northern Philippines.

For nearly 1,000 years the Kalinga women have proudly worn these lace-like patterns, or batok, on their skin as symbols of beauty, wealth, stature and fortitude. Applied as part of a painful ritual, the vivid tattoos—abstractions of motifs such as ferns, rice bundles, centipedes and flowing rivers—reflect a rite of passage and a bond with nature. Yet today this intricate form of self-adornment has largely been abandoned. Between 2009 and 2013, Verzosa traveled extensively to document the last generation of women with the batok. His pictures reveal the artistic designs and symbolic functions of the tattoos. Accompanying Verzosa’s portraits is an illustrated glossary of the tattoo types and their meanings.


"Fang-od Oggay, b. 1920, Buscalan, Tinglayan" is reproduced from 'Jake Verzosa: The Last Tattooed Women of Kallinga.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

CNN (Phillipines)

Chang Casal

A rare glimpse at the tattooed women of Kalinga

AnOther

Belle Huton

Verzosa’s beautiful black and white photographs preserve the tattoos, and immortalise the pride that the women take in their intricate, emblematic body art.

PDN's Notable Photo Books of 2018

Winner of the Steidl Book Award Asia 2017, Verzosa’s book of black-and-white portraits celebrates a dying tradition of tattooing in villages throughout the Cordillera mountains in the northern Philippines.

Jake Verzosa: The Last Tattooed Women of Kallinga

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EIGHT BOOKS FOR ASIA

Edited by Theseus Chan.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293687
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Pub Date: 6/16/2020
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Broy Lim: And Now They Know

BROY LIM: AND NOW THEY KNOW

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293120
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Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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Jake Verzosa: The Last Tattooed Women of Kallinga

JAKE VERZOSA: THE LAST TATTOOED WOMEN OF KALLINGA

Text by François Cheval, Natividad Sugguiyao.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293175
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Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Jongwoo Park: DMZ

JONGWOO PARK: DMZ

Text by Alasdair Foster.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293151
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Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Kapil Das: Something So Clear

KAPIL DAS: SOMETHING SO CLEAR

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293182
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Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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Robert Zhao Renhui: A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World

ROBERT ZHAO RENHUI: A GUIDE TO THE FLORA AND FAUNA OF THE WORLD

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293199
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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Woong Soak Teng: Ways to Tie Trees

WOONG SOAK TENG: WAYS TO TIE TREES

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293168
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Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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Yukari Chikura: Zaido

YUKARI CHIKURA: ZAIDO

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293137
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 6/16/2020
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Zhang Lijie: Midnight Tweedle

ZHANG LIJIE: MIDNIGHT TWEEDLE

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958293144
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Pub Date: 6/16/2020
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CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON: BLEU BLANC ROUGE

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Pub Date: 6/25/2019
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Kader Attia: The Landing Strip

KADER ATTIA: THE LANDING STRIP

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Andréas Lang: Éclipse

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Olivier G. Fatton: Coco

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