Madame Walker (Headpiece)
40" (circumference) x 50"
Crochet, Nylon Rope, Dye

"Madame Walker (Headpiece)" is a wearable sculpture that visualizes how much hair is a part of black identity. Sometimes all consuming, hair has an important place in black culture as a site of dignity, honor and expression. This piece captures the weight of black hair physically and metaphorically.