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Semiotic presentation of the moustaches and the beard. A Fistful of Beard exhibition

Katarina Dimšić orcid id orcid.org/0000-0001-9685-936X ; Ethnographic Museum, Zagreb


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Abstract

The Fistful of Beard is the name of the exhibition staged at the Ethnographic Museum in Zagreb between 2 September and 20 November 2016. It shows a barber’s shop as an instance of the current retro culture. The significance of the moustaches and of the beard, their spread and the related changes are examined semiotically through examples from oral literature, proverbs and other written and oral sources.

Keywords

moustache; beard; barber shop; retro culture; fashion; museum exhibitions

Hrčak ID:

179007

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/179007

Publication date:

30.12.2016.

Article data in other languages: croatian

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