Thin Blue Line – The transcending power of Ta Moko Art

Thin Blue Line – a passionate project about Ta Moko.
Thin Blue Line gives an in depth look into the relationship that Dutch Moluccans and Dutch Indonesians have with the Maori art of tattooing – Ta Moko.

Photographer Patricia Steur and Maori artist Gordon Toi Hatfield are working on the mindblowing photobook ‘Thin Blue Line’ , the book will be released December 15th.

Additional to that we are working on a documentary about this relationship.

Working on this project is pure passion for everyone involved.

Thin Blue Line is a joint production between:

Maori artist Gordon Toi Hatfield
Patricia Steur Photography
Thin Blue Line crew

Macula Films
Delight Productions

Photography: Patricia Steur
1st assistant: Suzanne Muller
Director : Hermen van de Waal
Camera 1: Hermen van de Waal
Camera 2: Phil Yisrael
Interview: Walthera Beelaerts

A special thanks to the all those who helped us out from concept till shoot.

Cast (in order of appearance):
Ronald Portier, Ronald, Timor, Roan Portier, Andy de Haan,
Sanny Lopulalan,Eleon Noya, Nippy Noya , Joey Severijns,
Wim Manuhutu,Sanny, Leo Lopulalan, Eleon Noya, Nippy Noya, Frans en Milou, Pete Smith, Ellis Byers, Mikaera

Music by: Hirini Melbourne & Richard Nunns
Song: Takapau Horanui


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