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
AT THE END OF TERM 2 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, students embarked on a barge trip that took them down the Chao Praya river. On this week-long journey, the 25 students were extended a challenge to compete against each other in a film competition.
Asked to use their iPhones (or other cameras) and weXplore experiences, they created short films that covered a journey, whether in the style of the Odyssey, the Amazing Race, or anything in between. The films also needed to document or show evidence of at least three of the trip activities.
The victor from this film competition: