Firelei Báez | “Can I Pass? Introducing the Paper Bag to The Fan Test for the Month of December”, 2010

"In documenting the daily changes to my hair, a natural hygrometer, this ongoing piece brings up two absurd tests used for racial stratification, the ‘brown paperbag’ and ‘fan’ tests, of the American South and the Dominican Republic, which informed social interactions during my upbringing in these sites."