Wigs: Beauty Ideal of Ultra Religious Women in Jersalem, 2016
This is a Visual Anthropology series, accompanied by a filedwork and written thesis, produced in January- April 2016. The work deals with the beauty ideal of
ultra-religious, married women in Jerusalem, Israel. I was diving into the meanings and interprestations of the practice of wigs wearing as a sign for
modesty, beauty, located somewhere between empowerment and oppression. This body of work tracks the well-established industry of wigs; from the factory-
to the fashion production- to the store- to the clients, and along that path it
attempts to re-define the links between religious and
fashionable, as to modest and provocative.