Tattoos by Mani

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Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mani’s ancestral roots stem from indigenous Brazilian and African peoples. In tattooing she has found a way of reconnecting with lost ancestry and healing wounds of the past, making her craft go way beyond a simple transaction. In her art she celebrates black and indigenous ancestry and matriarchy, creating images of powerful female figures, animals and plants in an illustrative style of her own which is constantly enhancing.