Natural Hair
Natural Hair

The hair project refers to Tino’s childhood neighborhood, where “good hair” was perceived as social status. He recalls, “As a kid my hair wasn’t stylish; it was always somewhat in a bowl cut. I remember hearing, ‘Your hair is so beautiful, I wish my hair was like yours, you have good hair.’ I believed their hair was beautiful, too.” These photographs of natural hair celebrate those who go against the conventions of “good hair.”

Natural Hair
Natural Hair

The hair project refers to Tino’s childhood neighborhood, where “good hair” was perceived as social status. He recalls, “As a kid my hair wasn’t stylish; it was always somewhat in a bowl cut. I remember hearing, ‘Your hair is so beautiful, I wish my hair was like yours, you have good hair.’ I believed their hair was beautiful, too.” These photographs of natural hair celebrate those who go against the conventions of “good hair.”

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