Hair and Headdresses have been playing a major part in my works since 2009 when I started wearing a classic hijab as a social experiment. 

In 2009 I cut my "Lithuanian" hair for the first time during a ritualistic performance. Half a year later I let my colleagues cut my hair during a birthday ritual where the hairs were glued into a brick found near my home. Finally in 2011, in Nida Art Colony, my hair was shaved and only peyot remained as a way to research Jewish connections.

As my hair grew back, I started wearing an Iranian type of scarf and later a turban.

Head-dresses or head-dressing can't be disassociated from prejudices, especially in the Western World. Oppression and human rights are usually the

Hair change throughout summer-winter 2011

Burquina Farso, Iceland, 2018