Afropunk Hair Portraits by Artist Awol Erizku for Vogue Magazine

Aug 27, 2014 • Art, ArticlesNo Comments

The 10 year anniversary of the Afropunk Festival was held at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn this past weekend. Hoards of revelers turned up bringing their fashion A game. From unique fashions ensembles to snazzy hairstyles- all styles were represented.

Punk is dead? The rebellious concert-goers spotted at Brooklyn’s tenth annual Afropunk Festival this past Sunday would beg to differ. Descending upon Commodore Barry Park, they painted a picture of radical iconoclasm, echoing the energy that reverberated in the musical acts onstage with their chaotic, free-form curls, twists, locs, and braids.

In a photoshoot that play homage to his barbershop ‘Heads‘ collection, New York-based photographer Awol Erizku, was there to capture the styles.

View the shots below:

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Image: Vogue

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