“Tomorrow you will wear a ponytail for me.”
Video: HDV / 13'
Dressing table: 135 x 41 x 77 cm / Chair: 47 x 31 x 44 cm / Clothing and wig: dims. variable
I invited a man who has never touch long hair before, to tight a ponytail for a woman he doesn't know.
This work is inspired by two statistics I read.
One is from the FBI, stating that woman with ponytail is most likely to become a victim of rape. The other ones are from several Fashion magazine, stating most of men voted ponytail as their favorite hairstyle.
When I was a teenager, one day, a female classmate tight a beautiful ponytail for me.
Then a guy came to me and said:
"From now on, you will wear a ponytail for me everyday."
That is the origin of my work.
p.s. The pile of clothes on the chair is similar to the outfit Lam Kwok-wai wore to the date in UA Whampoa, 6th August 1993.