J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere,  Mkpuk Eba , 1974, Silver gelatin print

J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Mkpuk Eba, 1974, Silver gelatin print

 

HEAD ROOM
CURATED BY KENNETH MONTAGUE


September 26, 2008 - October 26, 2008
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto


head room
, featuring works by Alexis Duclos, Seydou Keïta, Chris Ofili, J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Annabel Reyes and Ian Watson, combines photography, painting and everyday objects in unexpected ways so as to examine the cultural significance of hair. Natural and acrylic, ordinary and fantastic, styled and unkempt heads of hair provide a playful yet critical means for cultural reckoning.

 
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