Sulu Ape Pili Mo'o

About Me

Pili Mo'o is a traditional Tatau specialist, who was trained, educated and nurtured under the wing of the late Sua Sulu'ape Paulo II of Samoa. Pili Mo'o is a specialist in the philosophy and the spiritual background of the symbolism in traditional Polynesian tattooing. In this seminar you will have the opportunity to understand the spiritual aspects of this form of tattooing and the sacred relationship held between the tattooist and the tattooed. This seminar will cover the history and evolution of traditional Polynesian tattooing to its present day, and Pili Mo'o will try to share his point of view and what his master used to call "his way of life"