Cultural Coifs: Rich Nigerian Tradition Captured in Bold Hairstyle Images

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  • Modern Suku HD 916/75, 1975
  • Mkpuk Eba HD 694/74, 1974
  • Star Koroba HD 229/71, 1971
  • Atiai HD 262/70, 1970
  • Udoji HD 838/75, 1975
  • Onile Gogoro Or Akaba, HD 275/75, 1975
  • Ife Bronze HD 323/72, 1972
  • Pineapple HD 14/69, 1969
  • Shangalti, NES 306/71, 1971
  • Hair-Raising Works of Art

Star Koroba HD 229/71, 1971

Through capturing the hair fashions of the late 1960s and 1970s, Ojeikere also documented Nigeria’s cultural identity while referencing ancestral tribal traditions.

(Photo: J.D. Okhai Ojeikere/Courtesy of Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp)

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