1986 Photographs

John Barker’s two-month visit to Maisin villages in 1986 was focused primarily on the study of tapa-making and women’s facial tattooing. The photographs depict the stages of making tapa as well as clan kawo/evovi and a wide variety of tapa designs.

Maisin research 1986
Nigel and Priscilla in R-Inu Kawo-evovi