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kuan
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kuan

"kuan" is a part of my wig-series and is made of banana peels. This series is an ongoing project in which unusual materials have been used in order to create hairstyles and looks with a twist. We are surrounded by so many things with supposedly established purpose. In this series I want to challenge such regularities and present new usages for some of those materials. We are exposed to an abundance of banal objects on a daily base. They are quite common on its own, or in small quantities. If there is a higher amount of those objects, suddenly they can be combined to something new, that is more and bigger than its parts. The initial shape and usage become a lesser concern because a new form will emerge. In this series I use exactly this kind of common objects to simulate hair cuts and stylings. It was a conscious decision to use headgear because for a majority it is the most basic but also most important body decoration.

TAGS: Banana, Hair, Ireland, Light, Portrait

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Claregalway, Ireland
Member since 2015
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© Lotta van Droom.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 8:32 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: SLT-A57
Focal Length: 30mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO100
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