HAIRY

   
   
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Man Woman Child 2011

Self Portrait triptych with varying lengths of hair.
Dimension 20" x 26" each
C-prints Framed in white waxed maple.

 
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Hairy Room 2011

Installation featuring 3 sculptures and a 3 Channel video projection for BAN6 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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Beard 2011

Sollars' facial hair, lace, glass, on cut coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens).
Dimension 52"' x 11" diameter

Wig made from Sollars' beard hair.
Handknotted wig made by Erin Hennessy.

     
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When I'm 64 2011
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Sollars' hair, lace, glass, on cut coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens).
Dimension 52"' x 11" diameter

Wig made from Sollars' hair at age 34 to be worn and documented when he is 64.
Handknotted wig made by Erin Hennessy.

 
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Hair Ball 2010-2011

Sollars' fallen hair and glass, on cut coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens).
Dimension 45"' x 5.5" diameter

 
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Hairy: 3 Channel Video 2011

Sculpture material becomes focus for the 3 Channel Videos that get ruptured. The rupture simulates the instantaneous shift / change that happens with a cut of Hair, Video, or Wood through quick bursts of close-ups and sound.

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Channel 1: Beard 2011

Channel 1 features: Shave, shaving my beard with a razor sharp axe in front of a redwood tree. Beard Object, pulling objects out of my beard.

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Channel 2: Hair 2011

Channel 2 features: Hair Grain, Extreme Close-ups of my hair framed as a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. Hair Ball, a phantasm floating hair ball surveying a redwood forest.

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Channel 3: Ground 2011

Channel 3 features: Hair Lay, laying my hair over objects around my neighborhood, and Beard Rub, ecu of rubbing my beard on objects and surfaces around the home.

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Channel Rupture 2011

Channel 1 is interrupted with bursts of sharpenting an Axe. Channel 2&3 are interrupted by an axe chopping & splitting redwood.

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Hairy was made possible from the expertise of:
Erin Hennessy wigmaking
Parker Tilghman photography
Josh Donald (Bernal Cutlery) Axe sharpening