Re-Tales II / Återberättelser II

Type of work: Installation

Materials: Human hair, plastic strings

Size: 400 x 2 cm

Year: 2019

About the work: Re-Tales II (Hässleholm) is a long braid of app. 4 metres, containing of several parts of real hair, having been cut-off and collected from Hair in the small city of Hässleholm. The different parts of hair are twined around a base of braided fishing rod in the order of their nuances in colour. This enhances the experience of the braid being made of formerly live material.

Re-Tales II (Hässleholm) on display at Hässleholms Kulturhus 2019. This is a detail of the 4 metres long braid, with material being collected by Hair hairdresser in Hässleholm. Photo by artist/photographer Cecilia Sering.