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Kelsey Hahn

Momma Jade

digital archival prints, photographs, 2014, 18"w x 60"h

Nail salons exist as devices to provoke dialogues about class and womanhood. Acrylic nails fail as cultural signs—long claw-like nails are low class, no class, trashy or fun. Synthetic grooming and cheap adornment challenge assumptions surrounding the position of women and their societal roles.

Kelsey Hahn - Momma Jade

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