ILLUSTRATION

The Root of it: A Timeline of Hair and Politics

 

"The Root of It” is a thesis that uses hairstyles as a framework to experience and celebrate empowerment asserted by woman against the social restrictions of their times.

Some of the themes touched on is self expression and how politicized it can be. “The root of it’ looks  at the relationship women have had with their position in their times, how they have become a product of it, and  have pushed back against it all by using hairstyles and hair styling as  a linking theme.