My captivating photography project that celebrates the beauty and significance of hair in the informal economy.

“From supporting families to paying college bills, and even turning it into a hobby for income generation.”

my thought-provoking photography project that explores the intricate beauty and cultural significance of hairstyling within the informal economy. From homes to makeshift salons, African girls and women masterfully craft hairstyles, empowering themselves economically. This visual project captures their resilience, creativity, and the transformative power of their art.

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Drawing inspiration from the vibrant streets of Maputo, Mozambique, I stumbled upon a remarkable model who became the face of this unique…
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I took these series of photos in 2020 in Bagamoyo, where I grew up, one of the outskirts of Maputo, in Mozambique.