For the first time in New York, Huitzomitl, a Mexica Ceremonial artist, is going to share his research and practice of traditional tattoo.
Huitzomitl will discuss the origins of body modification and the way it has evolved into today's body art
Join us for a talk on this special subject at the Sacred Arts Research Foundation.
This event if FREE or by Donation.
Huitzomitl, originally from Querétaro, Mexico, is a tattoo and a body modification artist living in New York City.
Huitzomitl has been involved in his community through traditional medicine and indigenous ceremonies. His indigenous lifestyle has been passed down to him through his family from a young age. Huitzomitl believes that culture is an integral part of building a harmonious society.
Huitzomitl also works with different artists groups around the world doing art exhibitions, events, illustrations and traditional arts.
He has being researching the Mexican Traditional Tattoo techniques for more than six years and professionally tattooing for 20 years applying the findings of his research to his tattoo and body modification practice.
Huitzomitl is using knowledge from his research to empower different communities he is working with around the world. Integrating traditional ceremonies with body modification. Making the connection Between modern and the traditional body art, thereby connecting body art to its origins.