These awesome headbanging pictures are shot by New York-based artist Norbert Briar. I like crouching women in the streets any time of day, but when they shake their heads and let their lovely locks fall down on the concrete pavement, it is rock-on-charming beyond words.
The way these women are positioned almost remind me of some pagan earth-worshiping ritual, or that “Earth Song” video by Michael Jackson, where you see all kinds of people on their knees crying for the Earth.
I doubt Norbert Briar had any of these thoughts in mind when taking these intriguing photographs, however. Briar is known to depict women in architectonic settings a lot. In fact, it is a central theme throughout his work. In this ‘4s series,’ four female subjects are depicted as iconic decoys in different urban locations in Nassau County, New York. Swing that hair mama!
Headbanging on Hands & Knees
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Hair-Swinging Ritualistic Photography by Norbert Briar
Published: Jan 31, 2009 • References: briar.aeroplastics.net