A friend recommended some art I should check out on hair.
Here's some links:
The first is performance artist Mona Hatoum who uses her own hair in some of her exhibits.
This work in many mirrors what I was saying in the post about threads. In particular the loose ends...
An interesting article on Hatoum's art.
An interesting BBC interview.
In addition to Hatoum, my friend mentioned Cecilia Vicuna. Her work is also amazing.
A site about her: http://www.ceciliavicuna.org/en_about.htm
And a bit of a poem:
The myth for us
just plain words and
and then words
as I percieve them
they are time