Credit: Michael Conti/Anchorage Museum
Polar Lab 7
Greenlandic tattoo artist Maya Jacobsen joined Anchorage-based Iñupiaq artist Holly Nordlum in an exploration of the cultural significance of traditional tattooing. Jacobsen tattooed Nordlum’s arm and chin using traditional skin-stitch techniques. Part of the Polar Lab’s Urban Interventions series to empower youth through healthy creative expression.