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
We’re seeing–from Getting Smart, Education Reimagined, and others–more and more helpful lists of schools that are pushing the envelope of the traditional school model. But at the moment, with everything that’s surfacing, it’s a bit hard to decipher what themes are emerging and where things are headed.