For women, hair is very desirable, so we grow and groom it with care, while other hair considered shameful, which leads people wanting to cover or remove it. Once hair has become disconnected from our bodies, we treat it with disgust even though it has an archival, lasting presence that outlives the body and defying death and decay. The line between the beautiful and the grotesque fascinates me, especially in respect to our connection with our hair. I am intrigued by the rules that guide our ideas and image in relation to our tresses.

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