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Assignment Asia: Philippines’ Last Batok (Tattoo) Artist?

Artists and craftspeople often have apprentices to teach their skills to, so the tradition can be passed down from one generation to the next. But in the Philippines – the ancient tattooing art of Batok – is down to its last surviving artist. Videojournalist Peter Carney met her and the young woman who hopes to keep the tradition going.

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