Vestige is a part of an organism that has become reduced or functionless in the course of evolution. Deriving from the Latin vestigium “footprint”, it suggests a trace of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.
This ongoing series of self portraits explores various metaphorical, biological and cultural notions about hair. Containing important DNA information within its roots, I imagine hair as the thin threads that stretch out from our past, connecting us to our ancestors. Acting as an interstate between the reality, dreams and subconscious, the works express the desire to understand how these aspects that we aren't immediately aware of affect our present.