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
After arriving from all parts of the globe, the Year 2 students of TGS, along with faculty and staff, took on an invigorating tour of Quito, Ecuador’s capital city. After sketching architecture, observing pre-Colombian artifacts, and dancing in the streets, they left with an overwhelming consensus that Quito is an incredible city.
Photography by THINK Global School founder, Joann McPike