A Cut Above: Barbershops and Belonging

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Thursday, September 16, 2021 -

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Rockwell Hall
Online via Zoom

Join us for a dialogue with Devan Shimoyama, an artist in the TEXTURES exhibition, Sincere Gilles, celebrity barber and owner of Director's Cut, Inc., and Kadeem Woodson, owner of Enkel's Barbershop in Brooklyn. Moderated by Simon Tatum, an artist and Kent State University alum. They will discuss their experiences with barbershops as complicated spaces of belonging, community-building, and self-exploration. 

Elijah by artist Devan Shimoyama

Devan Shimoyama
Elijah, 2020


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