Hair Trappings

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Identifier PAHU_physical_memento_031
Title Hair Trappings
Creator Harriet Hopf, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Utah
Subject COVID-19 (Disease); COVID-19 (Disease)--Prevention; COVID-19 Pandemic; COVID-19 Vaccine; Art; Art--Sculpture; University of Utah Health; University Hospital; University of Utah
Description I had long hair until I was 19. My stepmother convinced me to get it cut short, and I never looked back. I love the convenience of short hair- and also the way it looks. In March 2020, I stopped going to get my hair cut, because it seemed like an unnecessary risk. As my hair got longer, I had to invest in barrettes and hair ties and headbands again- all that stuff I had completely forgotten how to use. I got used to it, but it was definitely an annoying time sink, especially getting ready to exercise. My stylist has a small salon. In June 2021, they were all vaccinated and wearing masks, cases were low, and I was fed up with my hot, annoying ponytail, so I got my hair cut short again. To commemorate the joy and freedom of that day, I am contributing some of the hair trappings I no longer need.
Relation is Part of Project Art Heals Utah
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date Digital 2022
Date 2022-04-29
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Rights Management Copyright © 2022, University of Utah, All Rights Reserved
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6ms3ar1
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Note The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author, and do not reflect any views, opinions, or official policy of the University of Utah or the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.
Keyword Physical Memento; Story; Freedom; Haircuts; Hospital; Joy
Setname ehsl_pahu
ID 1766643
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