A Series Of Portraits-Pt 2; Hair
Series Tittle Song: Black Is The Colour Of My True Love’s Hair by Nina Simone
A series of portraits Pt2 is an extension of my portraiture series which now sets focus on hair. A few months ago I had decided that I want to shave off my hair. However it was difficult archiving the decision I made. I realised it is not just hair; It’s not only for public delight but it’s very personal. It is a part of me that I cannot deny. My hair is my pride, it is my crowning glory. My hair is a personification of me. It signifies my strength like the hard undefined curls, which coils into strands of dreadlocks.
My hair is not just an accessory; it’s a statement of how proud I am to be natural. It’s an extension of me, it’s an identity. It’s an appreciation of being a woman, it compliments my skin colour, and it is the energy receiving source. It serves as another part of my character; it gives an artistic side of me. It is me.
A Series Of Portraits-Pt 1
I am the Light, I am Love, I am Music.
A series of portraits is my portraiture series, that takes or rather invites the viewer into my personal journey within the walls of my home. In this photo series the focus is on the physical objects/material belongings that are part of who I became to be. In essence what has built my character?
I grew up in a home where music and photography was an extensively big part of my dad’s life. In density I have taken or rather came to engage with the possessions that my dad had made a part of him. This however came to build on another fraction of my character.
This photo series withholds memories that can never be erased, that murmur in the walls of my house, and the positive energies within comply and interact perfectly with my character. I am a lover of music, I am a photographer and I also have an unconventional taste in fashion; in a very subtle way that is. All these three things are played into effect in the series.