Performance

Scalped

Scalped

FREE

A mix of fashion and otherness, Scalped is an outdoor dance theatre exhibition piece focusing on black women’s hair in professional spaces and western society.

In a world of consistent judgement and literal poking and prodding we play on the idea that life is a fashion show. The piece includes nods to Grace Jones whose career embodies breaking free from expectations and the boundaries faced by Black women.

The overriding message is of self-acceptance within “attachments or no attachments”.


www.initiativedkf.com/scalped

Supported by Without Walls, and commissioned by Brighton Festival. R&D supported by Without Walls Blueprint. Supported by Greenwich+Docklands International Festival.

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