This work speaks about agency, acceptance, and the collective experiences of Afro-Dominican women: the gaze and the rejection of blackness.
Pajón. pajón: (noun) a word commonly used to refer to afro-textured hair in a derogatory way. Similar: “nappy” or “kinky” hair.
Mi pajón, 2018. Single-channel video.
1 min 01 sec loop
© Song by Julio Angel, El salón “El pajón”, 1982 / Virtual Label LLC/ iASO Records