It is unlikely that there will be a domestic viewer aged 10 to 50 who does not know the name Sylvester Stallone. He is familiar to the older generation by such super-hit action films of the 90s as “Cobra”, “Tyuryaga”, “Destroyer”, “Judge Dredd”, “Rambo” and “Rocky”, while young people associate him with blockbusters of recent years – “Racer” and “The Expendables”.
This heavyweight, in every sense of the word, is known in Hollywood not only as an actor, but also as a director, producer and screenwriter. He won the Academy Award twice – both times for his role and screenplay for the first movie about a boxer named Rocky Balboa in 1976. The fact that he is a man of unbending will and with a strong life position proves his “second” breath in his acting career, which Continue reading
Thailand is a mystery country, which to solve at a time will not work in any way. Tai so captivates tourists with its uniqueness and exotic that many return here again and again. The uniqueness of this country is manifested in everything. Consider some signs of “unusual” this country.
1. Temple of the Bottles
400 kilometers from Bangkok there is an unusual attraction of Thailand. Temple of a million bottles. In a literal sense, from bottles, with different shapes and colors. It seems at first glance it seems crazy, but when you see all this splendor with your own eyes, the spirit is breathtaking!
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The modern American anthropologist Lars Krutak (born in 1971) brought to life a truly unique project. As a researcher and lover of tattoos, he likened his body to canvas and managed to inflict a lot of ethnic patterns and scars on it, typical of various ethnic communities located in different parts of our planet. Its skin is decorated with “tattoos” native to Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, as well as from the Hawaiian Islands, Brazil, Ethiopia, Benin, Mozambique. In the process of implementing this project, a multi-part (9 episodes) film “Tattoo Hunter” of the Discovery Channel was shot. Despite the clearly staged nature of some of the captured scenes, they are very interesting from a cultural point of view.
The project was completed, apparently, for the banal reason that the size of the “canvas” (the body of the researcher) is still limited. Of course, in the world today there are more than nine traditional communities that still practice their unique tattoos. However, Lars Krutak, being a scientist specializing in body art, chose for his project Continue reading