• Hairdressers Are My Heroes

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    Name: Hairdressers Are My Heroes
    Date: February 7, 2018
    Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Performance by artist Sonya Clark “Hairdressers Are My Heroes” Wednesday, February 7, 5–7 P.M., at the UMCA From hair to wood to hair again: witness an ancient African hairstyle from a sculpture in the exhibition Five Takes on African Art / 42 Paintings by Fred Wilson, re-created by the hands of stylist Kamala Bhagat on the head of artist Sonya Clark. Clark’s work often features hair and combs to speak meaningfully about cultural heritage, gender, beauty standards, race, and identity.
    Location:
    University Museum of Contemporary Art Fine Arts Center University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Date/Time Information:
    February 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Betsey Wolfson Business and Communications Manager University Museum of Contemporary Art Fine Arts Center University of Massachusetts Amherst 413 545-3672;
    Fees/Admission:
    Admission is free
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