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The tap, tap, tapping of a computer keyboard is probably not what you would normally associate with Polynesian design and tattoos.
But it is the chosen tool for Auckland based artist Vaimaila Urale whose contemporary take on tatau involves the use of four traditional Samoan symbols which exist on a standard keyboard as less than, greater than, forward slash and back slash.
Vaimaila was born in Samoa and grew up in Wellington after moving to New Zealand as a child.
She said growing up she was intrigued by her father only ever having western style tattoos on his body.
Her curiosity continues in her current project Typeface which she carefully selected the characters for.
Norman, OKLAHOMA — The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced recently during the NCAA Championship Banquet that University of Oklahoma player Jocelyn Alo is the NFCA Freshman of
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Fast-moving lava crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes Friday in a rural subdivision below Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be evacuated by county
Nuku'alofa, TONGA — The struggle for more acceptance and tolerance of transgender and LGBT communities within largely religious and conservative Pacific communities has been highlighted in
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted from its summit before dawn Thursday, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet (9,100 meters) into the sky.
THE BIG ISLAND — A large explosion in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could mark the beginning of more violent activity, geologists say.
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced.