Photo > Decoration

Nigerian Hair Culture Documented in Rainbow-Hued Portraits by Medina Dugger

5 days ago   |   By Colossal

Purple Kinky Calabar. All photographs © Medina Dugger
Lagos-based photographer Medina Dugger documents colorful hair culture in the coastal Nigerian city with her ongoing series Chroma. The collection of portraits pays homage to J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere , a renowned African photographer who documented women's hairstyles in Nigeria for over 50 years, starting in the mid-20th century.
Prior to decolinization, Dugger explains, wigs and straightening had replaced much of the indigenous hair culture, and ‘Okhai Ojeikere's documentations sought to celebrate traditional hairdos. She continues...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Decoration      Decorative      Photographer      Event      Pattern      Documentary      Photography      Africa      Color      Hair      Portraits  


Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

The Rear Layout of Nikon's Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

The Rear Layout of Nikon's Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Nikon's teasers for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera have largely been looks at the front and sides of the camera. Here's a look at what the back will likely be... Read more ...

Bustling Burlington: 1911

Bustling Burlington: 1911

Burlington, Vermont, circa 1911. "Church street north from College Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. Read more ...

Leif the Discoverer: 1899

Leif the Discoverer: 1899

LEIF THE DISCOVERER SON OF ERIK WHO SAILED FROM ICELAND AND LANDED ON THIS CONTINENT A.D. 1000 The shores of Lake Michigan circa 1899. "Leif Erikson statue, Milwaukee... Read more ...

Medea Baths: 1899

Medea Baths: 1899

Mount Clemens, Michigan, circa 1899. "Medea Bath House." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size. Read more ...

A Day at the Races: 1912

A Day at the Races: 1912

Circa 1912. "Clubhouse at the racetrack, Saratoga Springs, N.Y." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. Read more ...

This Photo Shows a Solar Coronal Mass Ejection with the Earth for Scale

This Photo Shows a Solar Coronal Mass Ejection with the Earth for Scale

Space enthusiast and photo processing hobbyist Jason Major created this edit of a NASA photo showing a ginormous coronal mass ejection back on June 7th, 2011. See that little... Read more ...

School of Visual Arts Division of Continuing Education Fall 2018 Information...

School of Visual Arts Division of Continuing Education Fall 2018 Information Sessions

Image Credit: Dominick Bedasse Learn about School of Visual Art's courses, get the inside scoop on career opportunities, meet their faculty and discover the latest on what they... Read more ...

Which of the 25 Best Ranked Colleges in the U.S. Have Architecture Programs?

Which of the 25 Best Ranked Colleges in the U.S. Have Architecture Programs?

MIT. Image Courtesy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Time Magazine and MONEY have released a new 2018 ranking that identifies the affordability and education quality of... Read more ...

Patti is 3 Legged Thing's First Tripod to Feature Flip-Locking Legs

Patti is 3 Legged Thing's First Tripod to Feature Flip-Locking Legs

The British tripod maker 3 Legged Thing has announced a new Punks-series tripod called Patti. It's the company's first ever tripod to feature flip-lock legs rather than the... Read more ...

Verifly Offers Photographers Insurance on a Per-Shoot Basis

Verifly Offers Photographers Insurance on a Per-Shoot Basis

Want general liability insurance as a photographer but don't want to pay monthly premiums because your shoots aren't very regular? Verifly can provide you with insurance on a... Read more ...