Stunning photography exhibition shot in Brooklyn salons reveals the artistry of black hair

A stunning new photo series (pictured) celebrates the beauty and artistry of black hair styling
'The Hair Appointment' is a photo series and exhibit created by Josef Adamu, creative director of Sunday School, a Toronto-based agency focused on visual storytelling for  people of color
Adamu wanted to celebrate the beauty of black hair styling as an art form, and the results were stunning photos capturing the process in and outside of Brooklyn hair salons
The photos were at AlimaƂ¿s Hair Salon and Slayed in Braids, two salons based in Brooklyn
This intricate style features dozens of braids plaited into one larger braid
The photos were shot on and around the streets of Brownsville, a neighbourhood in Brooklyn
The little girl grimaces in pain as her mother appears to pull too tightly on her hair
A mother and daughter sit on the floor. As the little girl's hair is braided she plays with her toy
In this style, beads are used at the front to detail the braided up do
A woman shows off her beautiful braids