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Crystal Afro
Natural Hair Blogger

Crystal is the author of UnitedKinKdom.blogspot.com a blog about afro textured hair which she uses as a platform both to...

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Sally-Ann Ashton
Project curator

Sally-Ann Ashton is Senior Assistant Keeper in the Department of Antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, where she looks...

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Patricia Brown

Patricia Brown represents community members on the ‘Origins of the Afro Comb’ committee. A big part of her role is...

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K.N. Chimbiri

K.N. Chimbiri was born in London, England, in 1968 to immigrant parents from Barbados. She is the elder of two...

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Pamela Clarkson

I found a plastic comb trodden into the ground in front of our house in Kumasi. What caught my attention...

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Jahmal Crowe

Jahmal Crowe is from Cambridge and is 19 years old. He is currently studying BA Film Studies at Anglia Ruskin...

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Ampem Dako

Ampem Dako is a young, up and coming writer, artist/performer, who is volunteering for the Afro Comb Project. He thinks...

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Pia Edqvist

Pia Edqvist comes from Sweden, where she trained as an Archeological Conservator at the University of Gothenburg. Her background is...

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Sandra Gittens

Sandra Gittens is author of the book African Caribbean Hairdressing and lecturer in Hairdressing, media styling and the history of...

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Felicity Heywood

Felicity Heywood, cultural researcher, writer and journalist is concerned with presenting new ways of seeing Africa, indigenous peoples and those...

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Andrew C. Ife-Oni

Andrew C. Ife-Oni is a photographer, filmmaker and graphic designer, whose interests in photography started over 25 years ago and...

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Louise Jenkins

Louise Jenkins is the Senior Technician in the Department of Antiquities and has worked at the museum since 1992. Prior...

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Atta Kwami

Statement for the Afro Comb Project: It is encouraging for my practice to be collaborating on the project, 6000 years...

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Rob Law

Rob Law has been working as a technician in the antiquities department at The Fitzwilliam Museum since January 2012. Having...

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Jacinth Martin

Jacinth Martin currently works as a Project Co-ordinator for a Supplementary School in Croydon. Her interests are all things related...

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Michael McMillan

Michael McMillan is a writer, artist/curator, academic of Vincentian migrant heritage whose plays/performance pieces include: a new translation of Bertolt...

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Ohioma Ifounu Pogoson

Ohioma Ifounu Pogoson is a Senior Research Fellow (Visual Arts) at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria...

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Remke van der Velden
Curatorial Assistant

Remke van der Velden is Curatorial Assistant at the Fitzwilliam Museum as well as Collections Assistant for Anthropology at the...

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