by Suzie Wong in Video on Wednesday 7 September 2011

4mx8m is the average dimension of a typical Shophouse in South East Asia. Peter Nitsch’s Hair Salon time-lapse gives us a unique insight into a day in the world of Madame Chusri Sripengsub. As Nitsch says about the video: ‘It isn‘t intended to be a perfect time-lapse. Instead, it tries to visually emulate the rough and changing color settings and thus be closer to the real feeling of this particular Hair Salon: a buzzing honeycomb in the humming mega-city of Bangkok’.