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
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Heavy downpours during our recent weXplore outing to the Chewonki Foundation in Maine left our students and faculty with soggy socks and drenched hair, so what better way to dry out than a frolic on the beach? Hannah C. shows the TGS team at their most lighthearted as they enjoy a serene oceanside afternoon at Massachusetts’ Cape Cod.
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