For black women one of the most common shared experiences is a passive but ever present scrutiny. From what you wear to the way you walk, and most especially hair. Whether permed, braided, or in locs,
black hair is “political”.
Scalped is an outdoor dance theatre exhibition piece focusing on black women’s hair in professional spaces and western society.
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The dance piece written by Damilola DK Fashola, and co-created by Wofai, is a comment on the objectification and exhibitionism black hair brings.
With a nod to Grace Jones, self-acceptance triumphs through movement and rhythm in a world where
the CORPORATE meets the fantastic.
A mix of fashion and otherness.