Thursday, October 14, 2010

TATO (sebuah simbol tradisi kuno atau simbol peradaban modern ???)

Hearing the word tattoo, a variety of associations come to mind. There are associate with the sailors, there is also the imagined world that is full of tribal ethnic motifs full of meaning, and not infrequently the embed tattoos with the criminal world or the world of thugs and signs an exclusive group or geng.Untuk this latter case could even be the case outside common in the 1980s, namely with the action "Peter" aka the mysterious shooter. The victims of these Uncle Peter said to the man who has a tattoo on tubuhnya.Tak doubt that time the owner of a tattoo so much for fear of a target belingsatan Om petrus berikutnya.Yang already got a tattoo a lot of trying to eliminate and not a few who then actually experienced a defective New tubuhnya.Yang have no intention to make, suddenly torn throw away the idea.
Make the size of today's young people, tattoo seems to be something fungkeh, especially when more and more celebrities are busy-busy participate mengguratkan tattoos on his body either permanent or temporary. Kiosks which provide body piercing and tattooing was widespread across major cities around the world, especially the towns near the tribal komonitas centers. Call it Bali or rather his Kuta or Sanur close to the community-Lombok Sasak; Kuching in Sarawak which is close to the Dayak community; Melbourne-Sydney close to the Aboriginal community. In addition, metropolitan cities like New York, London is due to the strength of civilization documentation also sell good tattoo motifs from the environment tribes in the Pacific and the Roots of Anglo-Saxon as a Viking.

For some young big city, a tattoo is like an exotic veils that can be brought themselves to a world kemistikan middle of nowhere or a gate entrance to the ancient world.Imej the tattoo will become a reference library of symbols that more dapatmerepresentasikan life, death, the value -the value of a relationship as a runaway process as well as resistance from the symbols of manners and reliability of the old figures presented in the bureaucracy, state officials and businesspeople who increasingly regarded as a causal day of the reality that increasingly eroded ini.Tato later became the symbol representation very personal.Liat only the members of the Red Hot Chili Pappers that all of his body covered in tattoos. Moreover, "the star field" Anthony Kiedis who in the early 1990s had ngebela-Stand up to Borneo Sadap precisely to the village, where the Dayak Iban long house, border Keriung Betung National Park, West Kalimantan and Sarawak border to get a tattoo with a tribal motif Dayak traditional-style treatment.

Kalimantan until recently listed as one of the regions in the world that still runs the practice of tattooing, a tradition that took place centuries ago. Dayak tattoo fame itself known in the western world since the end of the 19th century, which began many publications that describe
Dayak people's lives as the native inhabitants of the island of Borneo, the world's third largest island after Greenland and New Guinea. In 1912, Charles Hose and William MacDougall published bukuThe Pagan Tribe of Borneo, which is counted as one of the classic reference book on the life tribal.Dalam Hose and Dougall load record their trip to Borneo with presenting information that was obtained directly from first-hand, including a wide variety of decorative tattoos.

For the Iban themselves, outline the tattoo is associated with important moments in the life cycle seseorang.Seorang one daughter who is good at weaving fabric will receive a tattoo shaped like a bracelet wrapped around his arms knitting. An adult son who has deserved to wander will receive a tattoo in a typical Iban motifs such as flowers eggplant or ketam.Yang interesting when some guy posted Iban seacoast mereka.Semisal moment they are migrated to Malaysia on the plane, mengguratkan image plane complete with inscription Malaysia Airlines System at dadamereka.Adalagi the incised drawing machine gun because at the time also wander lost in the process of Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation or involved crushing the communist rebels Paraku (North Kalimantan People's Force) around the 1960's. Well if there is a draw a naked woman in a position ngongkong, could Elu deh imagine what the experience they get time to wander? Or if you look at young people today are much mengguratkan tribal tattoo motif bracelet
plasticity arms around his macho, they could elo deh their own sense of strokes the tattoo ..!

Tato, Dari Mesir Kuno Hingga Suku Dayak di Indonesia

Image of the tattoo, it is still diverse. But generally people still consider it creepy tattoo because it is very friendly with the perpetrators of crime. Because, every criminal perpetrators whether or snapper petty robber, rapist, proud of it if you have a tattoo, nor the body painting. In fact, tattooing was earlier known as the value of art and beauty or a symbol of ritual, belief, rather than as a symbol of criminal. Initially, the tattoo on call as a criminal because the perpetrator when the Roman era, prisoners dirajahin their bodies to be easily recognizable. Fate.

Until now, it is still difficult to dig up the sources or origins of the tattoo. But the word tattoo comes from the Tahitian "Tatu" which means a sign or symbol. Various sources say that the old tattoo was very old. It is said that more than 12,000 years BC. Imagine tattoo that is already on the tribes of Ancient Egypt, Inca, Maori and Polynesian. The point is that each tribe has a religious meaning to the tattoo. Try, Cleopatra wrote tattoos.

In cultural life, tattoos have different meanings and functions. Look at Ethnic Maori in New Zealand. They merajah in a spiral-shaped face and buttocks as a sign of a good offspring. Salomon Islands-even so, their faces tattooed girls as a rite to initiate a new stage in their lives. In Sudan the Nuer tribe tattooed boy as a symbol of courage, nor the Indians could not be separated from the tattoo.

How in Indonesia alone? In the Dayak and the Mentawai has a tattoo art is incredible. In Mentawai, a young woman will be more beautiful if it has a lot of tattoos. The point of this woman will admire the man if you have a lot of body painting. However, different from the Dayak tribe, the tribe also has many tattoos on your body, but for a man who in his arm tattoos have extraordinary courage, having been cut off people's heads.

Each time it gave birth to the body construction. Tattoos are considered as something fashionable, trendy fashion as well (yakuza). Generally, the tattoo is very close to the culture of rebellion. The existence of the use of tattoos as if it is a culture of rebellion. Since breaking the rules and expression in a particular religion. So the more sempurnalah tattoo as something taboo and forbidden.

In the days of biting an iron horse, get a tattoo of an old head shell charcoal and mixed with sugar water droplets using thorns, animal bone or bamboo stick, and then diruncing dirajah. Very different from now, it's easy to make tattoos, tattoo tintan traded in the shop and tools made from the needle spinning dynamo walkman. In ancient times, only known permanent tattoos. Not familiar with the term temporary.