Aesthetics, Photography, Public Art, Urban

Alice Marcelino: Kindumba

On the occasion of OPEN SOURCE 2016 (28-29 May), a public space arts festival initiated by Marie d’Elbée, photographer Alice Marcelino was invited to bring her Kindumba project to Gillett Square in Dalston (London). Kindumba (2013 to now) meaning My Hair in Kimbundo – one of Angola’s languages – celebrates black hair and its diversity by […]

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Aesthetics, Exhibitions, Photography, Public Art, Urban

We do Black hair

We do Black hair proposes to bring together the local African and Caribbean communities as part of OPEN SOURCE Festival through an afro hair event addressing ongoing questions of aesthetic canons, identity politics, and visual representations in the media. This project is informed by the all-too-common experience of the random “Can I touch your hair?” […]

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