Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
Stemming from two of the school’s core values (thoughtfulness and synergy), students are encouraged through the TGS newMedia Lab to share and reflect their experiences with the world. In this video, grade 10 student Charis from Thailand documents her time in Bavaria, complete with endearing webcam commentary.