Rohina Hoffman: Hair Stories (Hardcover)

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By Rohina Hoffman (Photographer), Esther Berry (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Emily Lambert-Clements (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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Hair Stories is a series of excerpted interviews and color portraits of a diverse array of women, that explores the complex relationship women have with their hair. Indian-born, Los Angeles-based photographer Rohina Hoffman deployed the interviewing skills she has developed in her training as a neurologist to establish an intimate rapport that allowed for a truthful dialogue about the role of hair in these womens' lives. Though it was conceived and shot before the #MeToo movement, this salient project presents hair as a metaphor for identity, femininity and the manner in which women struggle for control over their own bodies in a misogynistic world. Hair Stories shows that hair is more than just style or aesthetics; it is a physical manifestation of the ongoing hope and history of women.



Product Details
ISBN: 9788862086400
ISBN-10: 8862086407
Publisher: Damiani Ltd
Publication Date: February 19th, 2019
Pages: 92
Language: English