The Caryatid
Hairstyling Project

Greek hairstyles of ancient Caryatid statues from Athenian Acropolis come to life on Fairfield students.


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The Caryatid Hairstyling Project
The Caryatid Hairstyling Project

The Caryatid
Hairstyling Project

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From the Production Facilities of Fairfield University Media Center

The Caryatid Hairstyling Project is a fifteen minute fast-paced DVD documenting a professional hairstylist replicating the six individual hairstyles of the Caryatids from the South Porch of the Erechtheion on the Athenian Acropolis. Six Fairfield University students served as models during the styling session. Also included are interviews with the professional hairstylist, some of the student models and the Project Director Dr. Katherine Schwab, as well as archival photographs from the collections at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and the German Archaeological Institute in Athens.

Targeted audience: Students at educational institutions, scholars of Greek Art and Archaeology, hairstylists

Recorded April through September 2009

Edited by Christopher McGloin and Daniel Kole, Media Center, Fairfield University

Written by Dr. Katherine Schwab

Music arranged by Dr. Laura Nash