Brenna is a talented and articulate young artist who has worked with hair, primarily her own, as part of her work for several years. She uses hair as a connection between herself and the idea of home. As a child, she moved around quite a bit, and her hair, always long, began to represent a constant and to provide a bodily sense of home and comfort.

After posting this I came across a news article entitled “Human Hair Sculptures Disgust, Fascinate.” Apparently there is another artist, Wenda Gu, who also uses hair in her art installations; this particular sculpture is at Dartmouth College.