Bharti Parmar | Shag
1954
 
Shag

Shag

2012
Carpet, film and poster
A human hair shagpile carpet
(5ft 4in sq)
Hand knotted using traditional wigmaking techniques

Commissioned by curator Charlie Levine for Aedas Presents as an artwork intervention in the corporate (Birmingham UK) office spaces of global award winning architects Aedas

Shag (profile)

Shag (profile)

Shag (detail)

Shag (detail)

Shag (video installation)

Shag (video installation)

Video installation documenting the making of Shag. 8 minutes looped
Projected at Aedas Architects (Birmingham UK)

Click here to view the film
Poster

Poster

A3 folded poster publication

Click here to read the full text in PDF format
Breakfast Meeting

Breakfast Meeting

An interdisciplinary round-table discussion of the cultural significance of Shag with scientists, anthropologists, medics and writers.

Click here to watch Zoran Todorovic's film Warmth (2009)