black french people’s dynamic relationship to natural hair is illuminated in new exhibit!
By Eye Candy
October 13, 2017
Journalist, writer and director Rokhaya Diallo first collaborated with photographer Brigitte Sombié on Afro!, a book prompted by Diallo’s observations of natural hair movements in New York. Now, the two have designed an exhibition of the same name to explore Afro-Parisians who wear their hair natural and unrestrained.
Following a year of meetings, interviews, and photoshoots, Afro! has evolved into a gallery of stunning portraits and powerful testimonies on self-esteem and diversity, screenings and workshops around the exhibit run through the end of the year.
Check out some images and a schedule of upcoming exhibits below!
Photos by Brigitte Sombié
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