Entangled - ME & HAIR

Sepideh Rahaa

Entangled - ME & HAIR is produced around the subject of hair as part of an ongoing project where Rahaa narrates a story of hair, childhood and life: How we connect or disconnect based on our appearances in society, the way we look and the way our hair is. How much one may control their hair and conform to the norms to be accepted. Ask a person about their hair, and they just might tell you the story of their life. In this piece artist uses series of life memories and experiences conveying the core concept through performance, poetry and video. The video has been produce as part of a multi-year ongoing dialogue between four women as part of the Mechanics of Conformity Collective (MOC). 

Production Year
2018
Duration
00:07:15
Type
Tags
Original Title
Entangled - ME & HAIR
English Title

Entangled - ME & HAIR

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Sepideh Rahaa (Author), Ville Apell (Cinematographer), Sepideh Rahaa (Cinematographer), Sepideh Rahaa (Director), Sepideh Rahaa (Script), TAIKE (Funder)
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Sepideh Rahaa (1981, IR) is a multidisciplinary artist and researcher based in Helsinki. Through her practice, among other interests, she questions social norms and conventions while focusing on body, womanhood and everyday resistances, silenced histories and migration. Currently she is pursuing her doctoral studies in Contemporary Art at Aalto University with a critical and analytical view on representation and image production. Her works has been shown in Europe, East and Southwest Asia.