Hayward Gallery

J.D. Okhai Ojeikere

04 Mar - 27 Apr 2014

J.D. Okhai Ojeikere
© Courtesy of the Artist and Hayward Gallery
Hairstyles and Headdresses
4 March - 27 April 2014

The first UK exhibition of work by renowned Nigerian photographer, J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere.

The Hairstyles series began in 1968, driven by Ojeikere's desire to document the many different types and meanings of hairstyles worn by Nigerian women.

In essence Modernist fashion photography, the resulting images poignantly document a nation undergoing immense social and cultural change following post-colonisation.

Courtesy Galerie MAGNIN-A, Paris.

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