By Jenna Brooks
This November a daring new artwork exhibition opened in Atlanta, Georgia that was centered totally on black hair and its affect on black girls and black tradition. Known as The Black Hair Expertise, its two curators, artists Alisha Brooks and Elizabeth Austin-Davis, have been impressed by content material creators on social media and the black hair care trade as an entire. The exhibit is interactive and wished to point out black girls that their hair is gorgeous and galvanizing, one thing important to their tradition as an entire.
The exhibit showcases a mixture of pictures and interactive items, together with a present store housing all kinds of hair and wonder merchandise. There are a number of various things to see and contact, together with a swing made from pure hair and hair merchandise dangling from the ceiling virtually like a chandelier. It was all designed by Brooks and Austin-Davis as a solution to promote self-love amongst black girls, displaying them that their hair is gorgeous and one thing to be celebrated slightly than scorned.
With many black girls going through discrimination attributable to their hair, different reveals like this have additionally begun popping up throughout the nation to point out like to black girls’s hair. With a full number of several types of hair, and with the exhibit being sanitised to be “Corona-proof,” it’s really a surprise to go to and expertise your self. Moreover, the exhibit is planning on creating and releasing extra items for a big studio area someday quickly after we return to extra normalcy. The exhibit is really a whole expertise for individuals who go to, and was created to be a welcoming, heat area for folks to return by way of whereas showcasing the great thing about black hair by way of artwork and trend.
The Black Hair Expertise closes December twentieth 2020.