Crazy Cleopatra (top) & Funky Schere (bottom) © MACHEN
  • Exhibition

Friseum

  • Other
Image: Crazy Cleopatra (top) & Funky Schere (bottom) © MACHEN

Hair fashion through the ages

The history of the hairstyle is an eventful one. For thousands of years, hair has been used for the social-cultural manifestation of gender, status, style, political attitudes, norm and value systems. Different times have always produced different hair fashions – cultures, icons and historical figures can be recognized not least by their magnificent hair.

There were combs in the graves of ancient Egypt, badly coiffured men were threatened with fines in ancient Greece, hair of married women came “under the hood”, redheads were persecuted as witches, men and women discovered the wig for themselves, Sissi swore by one hundred strokes of her brush, the perm came into fashion, the hair dryer was invented. And today – hairstyles shape the self-staging of politicians, athletes, stars and those who want to become one. The current hair-madness goes from hair implants to waxing studios to tattooing of the eyebrows. No hair stays on the other.

 

The FRISEUM is dedicated to popular science and is explicitly audience-oriented. With a good mix of information and entertainment – physical and lively, intuitive and playful. Here you can perfume, curl, braid, dye and brush.

For the co-curation we are looking for hair experts from history, health, pop culture, fashion, science and economy. The integrative workshop and curation process we have developed addresses the following questions: How does the hairstyle shape the cultural history, how does the cultural history shape the hairstyle? What is the interaction between hairstyle, religion, politics, youth movement, or sexuality? Why does a hairstyle shape an era? What famous hairstyles are there, what are their stories? And where does the hairstyle actually start and where does it end?

The ambitious goal: Via nextmuseum.io we find the exhibition site(s), exhibits, collaborators and sponsors.

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Hair fashion through the ages

The history of the hairstyle is an eventful one. For thousands of years, hair has been used for the social-cultural manifestation of gender, status, style, political attitudes, norm and value systems. Different times have always produced different hair fashions – cultures, icons and historical figures can be recognized not least by their magnificent hair.

There were combs in the graves of ancient Egypt, badly coiffured men were threatened with fines in ancient Greece, hair of married women came “under the hood”, redheads were persecuted as witches, men and women discovered the wig for themselves, Sissi swore by one hundred strokes of her brush, the perm came into fashion, the hair dryer was invented. And today – hairstyles shape the self-staging of politicians, athletes, stars and those who want to become one. The current hair-madness goes from hair implants to waxing studios to tattooing of the eyebrows. No hair stays on the other.

 

The FRISEUM is dedicated to popular science and is explicitly audience-oriented. With a good mix of information and entertainment – physical and lively, intuitive and playful. Here you can perfume, curl, braid, dye and brush.

For the co-curation we are looking for hair experts from history, health, pop culture, fashion, science and economy. The integrative workshop and curation process we have developed addresses the following questions: How does the hairstyle shape the cultural history, how does the cultural history shape the hairstyle? What is the interaction between hairstyle, religion, politics, youth movement, or sexuality? Why does a hairstyle shape an era? What famous hairstyles are there, what are their stories? And where does the hairstyle actually start and where does it end?

The ambitious goal: Via nextmuseum.io we find the exhibition site(s), exhibits, collaborators and sponsors.

Submissions

Ohne Titel (Var. 02, 03, 15 aus 30)
  • Drawing

Ohne Titel (Var. 02, 03, 15 aus 30)

Ahu Dural

Moran
  • Foto

Moran

roland jung

Hair & Politics, 2012
  • Mixed Media

Hair & Politics, 2012

Alejandra Baltazares

Begegnungen
  • Foto
  • Mixed Media

Begegnungen

roland jung

Black hair in The Hague: Conversations on the lockdown
  • Foto
  • Video

Black hair in The Hague: Conversations on the lockdown

Association of Black Art_ists

Meine Haare
  • Mixed Media

Meine Haare

Flora Franke

GINGER MANIFEST
  • Video

GINGER MANIFEST

Nina Weber & Roberta de Lacerda Medina

schwarz-weiss
  • Foto

schwarz-weiss

roland jung

Rapunzel
  • Painting

Rapunzel

Theresa Berger

Künstlerportät aber passend
  • Foto
  • Mixed Media

Künstlerportät aber passend

roland jung

Riesenhaarvibrationen
  • Painting

Riesenhaarvibrationen

CHOSSY (Regine von Chossy)

Girls Don’t Cry
  • Mixed Media

Girls Don’t Cry

Cecilia Schaaf

Sun of a Bitch
  • Mixed Media

Sun of a Bitch

Cecilia Schaaf

Alternative Light Source
  • Mixed Media

Alternative Light Source

Cecilia Schaaf

Pineapple President
  • Foto

Pineapple President

REIZ

the combs of Loreley – between legend and reality
  • Mixed Media

the combs of Loreley – between legend and reality

Irene Anton

Haarspaltereien

Haarspaltereien

Ilona Metscher

Hr. Litto – An AI made me shave my head
  • Digital art
  • Video

Hr. Litto – An AI made me shave my head

Litto / Daniela Weiss

I feel like you’re always asleep
  • Mixed Media
  • Painting

I feel like you’re always asleep

Nadine Arbeiter

Hackebeil mit Zopf – Rapunzel – Junge Frau mit Bubikopf
  • Foto

Hackebeil mit Zopf – Rapunzel – Junge Frau mit Bubikopf

Karin von Oldershausen

Haarfex – Locked down – Duo
  • Foto

Haarfex – Locked down – Duo

CHOSSY, Roland Jung

Salienz
  • Foto

Salienz

Paul Altmann

Haar-Schichtung
  • Mixed Media

Haar-Schichtung

CHOSSY (Regine von Chossy)

Haar-Vibration
  • Painting

Haar-Vibration

CHOSSY (Regine von Chossy)

Kahlschnitt
  • Painting

Kahlschnitt

omar el lahib

Haarmantel-Duo
  • Foto

Haarmantel-Duo

CHOSSY (Regine von Chossy), Roland Jung

Salve Fibonacci
  • Mixed Media

Salve Fibonacci

CHOSSY (Regine von Chossy)

Haar-Energiezeichnungs-Duo
  • Painting

Haar-Energiezeichnungs-Duo

CHOSSY (Regine von Chossy)

the grim reaper
  • Mixed Media

the grim reaper

tomas nittner

Frida
  • Mixed Media

Frida

Maxim Wakultschik

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