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Blaxidermy Nail Ball / Miss Africa, Hot Blooded

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Blaxidermy Nail Ball / Miss Africa, Hot Blooded

2010


Miss Africa acrylic false fingernails, LA Colors nail polish
15 in diameter

Fake fingernails from Hong Kong, Vietnam, United States, and Korea are layered on a sphere and coated in LA Colors nail polish, considering the extravagance of beauty products and the migrations of industry & workers. Shown in Balls: Reordering Black Maleness, Obsidian Art, Minneapolis, 2010