Event

Haircut: Interactive Performance Art

20 Feb 2016

Event times

From 6:15. Performance from 7pm

Cost of entry

Free

Steep Street Coffeehouse

Folkestone, United Kingdom

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Interactive Performance where the participants are encouraged to cut off the Artist (Zoe Hunts) Hair.

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Join Threads at Steep Street Coffee House, Folkestone for a drink, some music and an Interactive performance piece by Kent based Visual Artist, Zoë Hannah Hunt, Artist. Acompainied by Muisc set by Josselyn and drinks by Steep Street. Threads will promote Artist merchandise at this event

HAIRCUT by Zoë Hannah Hunt

‘Haircut’ aims to question heteronormative gender expectations regarding presentation and appearance. It will explore the cultural and physical manifestations of personal identity and how something as temporal as hair can signify a person’s individuality; or conversely, conceal it.
By asking each audience member to participate in the performance by cutting a piece of my hair, they will have colluded in defying conventional expectations of appearance. By altering my personal appearance, I will be questioning the standards of female beauty in our society and testing the reactions of everyone I interact with. ‘Haircut’ exposes the superficial expectations of the extreme levels of personal grooming most women contend with. By losing my hair to an unknown audience, we as a group are testing our own compliance with our societal norms. 

 

 

 

 

Curators

Philippa Wall

Philippa Wall

Luke Jones

Exhibiting artists

Zoe Hannah Hunt

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