The Jean Pigozzi African Art Collection
J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles and Headdresses, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
from 26/09/2014 to 18/01/2015New Art Exchange, Nottingham, presents Nigerian photographer J.D 'Okhai Ojeikere's prolific collection of ornate hairstyles and headdresses. The elaborately sculpted hair of female African models is captured in meticulous detail through beautifully composed black and white photography. The series simultaneously celebrates hairstyling as a transient artwork and forms an extensive visual archive reflecting Nigerian cultural traditions.
Link to the exhibition website