On Hair A nonsensical performance lecture by Betsy Huete
About On Hair
On Hair is a nonsensical performance lecture by Houston-based artist Betsy Huete. Huete mines the words of existing ads, essays, and other writings, remixing phrases into an experimental essays that explore the rhetoric regarding a particular subject: in this case, hair. More specifically, Huete is exploring the rhetoric surrounding the exoticism, eroticism, and grotesquerie that embodies feminine hair.
About Betsy Huete
Betsy Huete is an artist and writer from Houston. She received her BFA from Rice in 2006 and her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Houston in 2014. Huete has had solo and two-person exhibitions at Art League Houston, Lawndale Art Center, Matchbox Gallery, and galleryHOMELAND, and participated in Houston’s Fringe Festival in 2012. She attended the artist residency Mildred’s Lane during the summers of 2012 and 2013, and was subsequently included in the residency’s exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in the fall of 2012. A frequent contributor to Glasstire, Huete has also written for The Great God Pan is Dead, gulfcoastmag.org, and served as the assistant editor for the Art Lies section of Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts in 2013. Additionally, in 2012 she collaborated on Dis Manibus: A Taxonomy of Ghosts From Popular Forms published by Information as Material in the UK.