The Mohican Barbershop
On the 9th & 10th of July 2010, I was holding a Mullet and Mohican Barbershop at Wattsfest Festival, in Devon. A group of us had organised a Post-Apocalypse Fete area with games, stalls and music. As a tribe from the future we tried to create fun activities from recycled materials. I was inspired by the idea that the sense of community is essential in times of desolation, as individual identity is defined by the group one belongs to. I was offering free tribal haircuts (tribal facepaint was also available) as a way to bring people together through look and style. I also though it was important that our customers could only get radical hair styles at my barbershop, so they were willingly giving up a little bit of themselves to join our group and show some bravery as a kind of rite of passage ritual. Here are the brave:
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