Hair: Untold Stories is an exhibition at the Horniman Museum about the cultural and physical significance of hair. The hair shop installation explores the experiences of Black women and non binary people in the UK, featuring five phenomenal Black folks. It’s showing from 4 December – 19 June 2022 before touring to Sheffield and Carlisle.
Read the Hair Shop zine
The Hair Shop zine features the words (and song choices) of Charnae, Ruth, Ebuni, Cyndi and Darkwah. You can read it for free here: https://online.fliphtml5.com/wnmuc/scjy/#p=18
Listen to the stories:
Charnae, bobbles and nostalgia
Cyndi, business and purchasing power
Darwkah, wigs and creativity
Ruth, clippers and bald Black women
Ebuni, hair and health
This project would have been impossible without the following people.
Charnae Thompson, south London born and raised student and shop manager.
Ruth Sutoyé, British Nigerian photographer, filmmaker and cultural producer.
Ebuni Ajiduah, trichologist, hair stylist, writer and creator of Snatched Edges podcast.
Darkwah Kyei-Darwkah, non-binary multidisciplinary artist, content curator and presenter for BET.