Art exhibit from Texas to NYC celebrates Black hair with selfie museum

Gerard Ortiz

An artwork show concentrated on Black hair has been to Atlanta, Austin, Texas the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia spot, Los Angeles and by the conclude of summer months 2022, Brooklyn.

Established by pals Alisha Brooks and Elizabeth Austin-Davis to make Black persons feel accepted, The Black Hair Expertise features hairdryers, salon chairs as very well as larger-than-life hair clips and ponytail holders Black ladies nonetheless rock on the playground nowadays.

The duo reported one of the most difficult areas of pulling the museum together was the pushback from some landlords who didn’t want to lease spaces to them inspite of them getting the money.

According to Austin-Davis and Brooks, 3 landlords claimed their demographic was not in the place, they were not heading to be successful and in some cases, ignored them entirely. The pair said it transpired in each city they attempted to get the museum to, which include Atlanta and the District of Columbia spot.

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