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  Compiled with images of storefronts of beauty parlor and barber shops from Chinatown and the Lowest East Side in New York City, the video takes the viewers into the almost mythical hair culture of the local community. Accompanied by a soundtrack of "Heart Sutra" chanting from a Buddhist monastery, HAIR CUTS explores the interior of human hearts through the architectural mapping of sites seen.   Filmed in Hi-8     1999
Buddhist chanting recorded by James Wentzy
Total running time:   8:00 minutes
Color and Sound
Available format:   3/4" and VHS (NTSC)
Audio description: Chanting recorded by James Wentzy at Dai Bosatsu Zendo, New York.

Clip length: 00:30.17 seconds

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