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Mobile Salon

The Haircut Before the Party (THBTP)

The Haircut Before the Party (THBTP) are a radical hairdresser collective who are taking up a “line of flight” across Europe through political and economical crisis, to investigate the meanings of revolution today.

Throughout 2012 they will be setting up temporary salon structures that act as meeting places, sites of exchange and social environments in which people are invited to receive haircuts for free and discuss political issues in a space that encourages immediate solidarities and trust.

THBTP will be set up in various public spaces in Rotterdam on 20 and 21 April offering free haircuts. You can book in advance by emailing with the title “motel mozique cuts” or just turn up on the day. Presented as part of Motel Mozique.

Since early 2011 THBTP have appeared at Whitechapel Gallery, Artsadmin's Two Degrees Festival, Fierce Festival, The Roundhouse (UK) Tensta Konsthall (Sweden) and on Channel 4 and BBC One television as well as joining picket lines, strikes and occupations across London.

To keep up to date with THBTP’s movements follow @HaircutsBTP on Twitter 


Date and time

20–21 April 2012

Please note
This is now a past event.


Motel Mozique
The Netherlands
The Netherlands