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Meet the grandniece and protégée of legendary tattoo artist Whang-Od.
Grace Palicas started training under Apo Whang-Od, the last mambabatok (traditional tattoo artist) of their generation, when she was only 10 years old. In a previous interview with BBC, Whang-Od revealed she could only pass on the craft to those from the same bloodline, ...
A sociologist weighs in.
Vlogger Nas Daily paused his academy in the Philippines after his dealings with revered tattoo artist Whang-Od riled netizens and stirred conversations on how foreign content creators like him feature Filipinos.Was it clickbaiting? Nas Daily (Nuseir Yassin in real life) said no. ...
Here's the official statement following the controversy.
Nas Academy said Sunday it paused operations in the Philippines as it sought to resolve the controversy involving Apo Whang-Od, the centennarian keeper of Kalinga tattoo art who was supposed to teach in the online learning platform.The management of Miss Universe 2018 ...
Here's the big picture, according to UP Diliman Anthropology Professor Nestor Castro.
Online learning platform Nas Academy went viral this week after its advertised masterclass on the "Art of Ancient Tattooing" was branded a scam by a relative of the legendary Kalinga tattoo master Apo Whang-od, who was supposed to teach it.Its founder, Palestinian-Israeli ...
Following Filipino uproar about the social media influencer.
Nuseir Yassin, aka Nas Daily, has lost over a quarter-million followers on Facebook after intense backlash from the Whang-Od issue.According to data provided by CrowdTangle, a public insights tool owned by Facebook, Nas Daily has lost over 267,600 followers on its main ...
Gracia, Whang-Od's apprentice and grandniece, spoke up.
The granddaughter of Apo Whang-Od, Kalinga's oldest mambabatok (tattoo artist), on Wednesday said her grandmother's advertised masterclass on Nas Academy "is not real", raising concerns of cultural exploitation.On Facebook, Gracia Palicas said in two separate posts that Whang Od did not sign ...
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