My Hair, My CrownIn response to my daughter‘s dissatisfaction with her hair, I started to engage intensively with the topic of representation and the search for identity. That's how the idea for “My Hair, My Crown” came about.
INTERVIEW ABOUT THE PROJECT
“Wow, look at all the women here with hair like mine!” my daughter excitedly exclaims
as she enters the studio at the Shooting day.
As a white woman, setting up such a project means dealing with my dogmas and taken for granted beliefs and questioning them.
In many conversations with my partner, i became aware that the love of hair has a different meaning and greater importance
for our children than it ever did for me. As Black girls,
my daughters experience other things than those i experienced as a white girl.
Working on this project has not only strengthened my daughters, but also me. It helps me to better understand
my children‘s questions and insecurities and to develop solutions as a family.
A big thanks to the whole team for the positive and supportive atmosphere. Working with all the powerful
women in front of and behind the camera was a wonderful experience!
Teresa, Joanita, Mica, Elodie, Layla, Zoé & Dina
Hair-Styling Curl-ish: instagram.com/curl_ish/
Make-Up: Nimica Artistry instagram.com/nimica_artistry_/
MAKE-UP TOUCH UPS: Alexandra Bertschi instagram.com/xayabylexb/
DOP: Biby Jacob: instagram.com/biby_jacob/
1.AC: Deborah Rhyner instagram.com/decharess/
CLOTHING (adults): Tara Mabiala instagram.com/taramabiala/
STYLING: Giulia Santos instagram.com/saintgiulia_/
VOCALS: Anouchka Gwen instagram.com/anouchkagwen/
MUSIC PRODUCER: Alexia Thomas instagram.com/alexiapat_/
SOUND EFFECTS, MIXING Stereotyp GmbH instagram.com/stereotypaudio/
BEHIND PHOTO & VIDEO, TYPO: Nora Steffen instagram.com/nora_steffen/
Director / Photographer: instagram.com/brigittefaessler/
Sven Uhlmann: instagram.com/uhlmann_sven/
Michael Kempf: instagram.com/michael_kempf/
William Bejedi: instagram.com/willy_jedi/
Schau film: instagram.com/schau.film/