Nakeya Brown is a Californian born photographer using her images to explore the notions of identity, self-grooming and tradition. "Hair Stories Untold visualises the unknown methodologies prevalent within to black feminine hair culture. Each photograph reveals a unique form of self-grooming that poses a beautification process which is both fraught and notable in our memory. Such acts of hair manipulation transform the modes in which personhood can be realized. Within it shared experience, remembrance, and material entities reflect a sense of identity."
You can see more from this series plus works from her "The Refutation of Good Hair" and "If Nostalgia Were Coloured Brown" series here http://www.nakeyab.com