Reborn

“Reborn” installation is meant to generate a new perspective to Kuching tribal tattoos in which the tattoo actually does not represent something negative, it can be viewed as an art and assemble the beauty of arts and craft in Kuching. This concept symbolize the transformation of Kuching as a city of peace and strong unity exist among different races in Kuching. When people walk around the art installation, the shadow of the tattoos are projected all around the surface of their body, different patterns of the tattoos which linked together and form an impressive art piece is similar to the situation in which different races in Kuching that lived peacefully together as one.

The idea of this art installation is inspired by the tribal tattoo that was once very famous in the early period of Kuching. The tribal tattoo or named as “Vienna” by the local people in Kuching, was meant to protect the wearer from being hurt by their enemies during the fight and to symbolise the accomplishment that one has achieved in weaving or headhunting activities in the early stage of Kuching. The design of these tattoos are very unique and are made by the tribes that lived in Kuching such as the Iban and Bidayuh.

This art installation is design as a tattoo showcase which involves the use of light and shadow to demonstrate the tribal tattoo that was found in Kuching. Thus, it enables the people to experience the tribal tattoos which has been gradually forgotten by the generation nowadays. Through the experience, people can gain their understanding about the tattoos in Kuching easily and remember it as a significant art design in Kuching. It is hoped that the beauty of arts and craft especially the tattoo in Kuching can be well-known by others.

65 comments to “Reborn”

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  1. Irene Lim sung Oi - June 17, 2017 at 1:37 pm Reply

    Done

  2. Firdaus Jamal - June 17, 2017 at 4:22 pm Reply

    well done!!

  3. Firdaus - June 17, 2017 at 4:31 pm Reply

    Well done!!

  4. Kim - June 17, 2017 at 5:55 pm Reply

    Impressive artwork!

  5. Tan Tiong Teck - June 17, 2017 at 6:16 pm Reply

    Yess

  6. Tan Tiong Teck - June 17, 2017 at 6:18 pm Reply

    Yess 👍

  7. Chong Loi Moi - June 17, 2017 at 7:26 pm Reply

    Well down

  8. Chong Loi Moi - June 17, 2017 at 7:27 pm Reply

    👍👍👍

  9. Chong Loi Moi - June 17, 2017 at 7:28 pm Reply

    👍👍👍Well done

  10. Kong Suet Wan - June 17, 2017 at 9:24 pm Reply

    Good👍🏻

  11. Cass ong - June 17, 2017 at 9:53 pm Reply

    Sounds interesting. Can’t wait to experience it.

  12. siew mee yew - June 18, 2017 at 1:04 pm Reply

    good

  13. Ed Sheeran - June 18, 2017 at 2:46 pm Reply

    Perfect Design

  14. Choo Chung Zheng - June 18, 2017 at 2:50 pm Reply

    nice tattoo

  15. Siti Rahmat - June 18, 2017 at 5:27 pm Reply

    excellent idea!

  16. Clarine - June 18, 2017 at 9:11 pm Reply

    Indeed a great art installation!!!

  17. Lily - June 18, 2017 at 9:15 pm Reply

    Wow, tattoo showcase! 😍

  18. Rocky Balboa - June 19, 2017 at 10:08 am Reply

    never give up!!! well done

  19. John Terry - June 19, 2017 at 1:11 pm Reply

    perfect

  20. DoctorStrange - June 19, 2017 at 3:18 pm Reply

    Amazing idea! well done

  21. Justin bieber - June 19, 2017 at 7:10 pm Reply

    Gon’ get one of those tattoo..

  22. siew mee yew - June 19, 2017 at 8:02 pm Reply

    

  23. LelakiKacakMacho - June 20, 2017 at 5:28 am Reply

    great combination between light and tattoo! well done

  24. Liam Neeson - June 20, 2017 at 9:54 pm Reply

    I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. I will look for you, I will find you, and I will vote for you.

  25. Mei Xin - June 21, 2017 at 8:53 am Reply

    Good job!

  26. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - June 21, 2017 at 1:32 pm Reply

    Nice!

  27. Mei Ling - June 21, 2017 at 5:32 pm Reply

    Wonderful!

  28. siew mee yew - June 22, 2017 at 9:26 pm Reply

    good.

  29. Raheem Sterling - June 23, 2017 at 4:14 am Reply

    Nice one

  30. VL - June 24, 2017 at 10:20 am Reply

    Perfect, well done

  31. VL - June 24, 2017 at 10:21 am Reply

    good work. 加油

  32. Lim ching chung - June 24, 2017 at 11:01 am Reply

    Good

  33. Lim ching chung - June 24, 2017 at 11:07 am Reply

    Good i like

  34. joey - June 25, 2017 at 7:33 am Reply

    beauty well done

  35. Lisa - June 25, 2017 at 8:50 am Reply

    💞 good luck

  36. Lay - June 26, 2017 at 7:44 pm Reply

    加油, 很棒!

  37. Michellelee@gmail.com - June 27, 2017 at 9:59 am Reply

    Good luck

  38. Kai - June 27, 2017 at 11:26 am Reply

    Very nice..well done😊

  39. joey - June 27, 2017 at 4:16 pm Reply

    🍅🍅🍅🍅

  40. trace loo - June 27, 2017 at 10:56 pm Reply

    Good job

  41. joey - June 28, 2017 at 2:06 pm Reply

    done👍👍👍👍

  42. Ivy leong - June 28, 2017 at 2:49 pm Reply

    Good done 👍👍

  43. Suzanne - June 29, 2017 at 1:27 am Reply

    Marvelous!

  44. Angie see - June 30, 2017 at 9:50 pm Reply

    well done👍👍👍

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