I Am Beautiful: African Hair Project Exhibition & Public Event

This special photographic exhibition and public event will offer a uniquely African Australian perspective on hairstyling, revealing a diversity of viewpoints and voices that challenge dominant Western ideals of beauty.

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I Am Beautiful: African Hair Project Exhibition & Public Event

Quick Info

When:
22 June 2018 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Where:
Riverlinks Eastbank, 70 Welsford St, Shepparton
Cost:
FREE

Photographic self-portraits, design and videos created by Congolese born multimedia artist Jean Michel Batakane, photographer Liz Arcus and designer Jagath Dheerasekara, capture 15 local African Australian people living in Shepparton, exploring their ideas of what is ‘good hair’, their relationships with their hair, and how ideals of beauty have influenced their lives.

View the exhibition during Eastbank opening hours from June 14 – July 30 and join us on Friday 22 June for a special event in the exhibition space that will include live music and dance performances, fashion, talks and a film screening by local African Australian artists.

Supported by Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, Gandel Philanthropy, Riverlinks, STARTTS.

For more information
Contact: Anita Larkin on 9188 3681 or anita.larkin@multiculturalarts.com.au
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