Alice Anderson is an artist I came across whilst looking in at references for hair. Her work is heavily influenced by her childhood. For example her 2011 exhibition 'Fort Da' held London's Freud Museum included giant twisted ropes of red hair which were wrapped around the building to create an installation piece. The red dolls hair used for these sculptures were references to her childhood memories. Whilst left at home waiting for her mother Anderson would often undo the threads from the seams of her clothes as a way to calm her fears and anxieties.The red dolls hair which she uses as the material to create these pieces with symbolise the moment she started to use hair instead of thread in her childhood rituals.
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