10 Feb 2020

Self-decoration tells us about who we are

From Nine To Noon, 10:06 am on 10 February 2020

Personal adornment is a common uniting factor across humans and cultures throughout time. It is also the subject of a new book Adornment, written by Philosophy Professor Stephen Davies from the University of Auckland. We hear about adornment practices in African, Australasian and North and South American indigenous cultures, as well as the Māori moko and the practice of tattooing in Asia and the Pacific.