Hair Story is inspired by the late great poet Rage Almighty. His poem on Hair reminded me not to forget the women behind the chairs, the beauticians, stylists, the sisters and friends that help us feel like our best selves. I want to capture the diversity of these moments and their resulting glory in a series of small portraits on eco-friendly plates.
My goal was to use this series as a talking point for an event that merges art, poetry, cinema and fashion to tell the stories behind Black hair myths, magic and methods.
It was to honor my Granny, my beauticians, my family, my friends,