Celebrating Stories on Skin

The art of moko features in Ancient Marks, a new book by National Geographic photographer Chris Rainier. “We live in a spectrum of possibilities, and I think it’s an exciting time to document ancient cultures dealing with modernity and modern cultures dealing with their ancient roots,” says Rainier. “I wanted to do a book that visually spoke to this, and I thought what more visible, visual way than the way we mark our bodies.”


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New Zealand’s Leader Jacinda Ardern Steps Down

New Zealand’s Leader Jacinda Ardern Steps Down

Jacinda Ardern, who became a global liberal icon as New Zealand’s prime minister but faced deepening political challenges with an election looming at home, has said in a surprise announcement that…