BLACK HAIR MATTERS
10 – 17 AUGUST 2018
CURATED BY PHUMZILE N. TWALA
Opening night 10th August from 6pm.
11th August – Panel discussion from 1pm.
Join us at Eyethu Art Space for “Black Hair Matters” an exhibition that seeks to explore notions around black hair identity as well as the different strands of this complex story.
The exhibition uses art forms as a catalyst for opening up dialogue about how black hair is perceived, embraced, experimented with and celebrated. “Black Hair Matters” speaks to everyone with an interest in the experience of hair as a black person.
It explores the politics of hair identity in the South African context.
It explores various themes through a celebration of new ways of thinking about black hair.
A special moment in history, “Black Hair Matters” is the first exhibition of its kind in Soweto, by Black Womxn artists.
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