Arbeitskreis Recycling e.V.

Your Hair Your Ink

Leopold Seiler, Leipzig (D)
human hair, proteinase k, water, soap, sodium hydroxide solution

This project stands out for the unusual idea and personal character. Human hair as “bodily waste” is processed using proteinase K, water, soap and caustic soda: Brown and red pigments are sparingly gained in this way and transformed into a unique ink.