Curling tongs were heated in the oven, or over a bunsen burner. Strands of hair were clamped between the tongs and rolled to form curls. If the tongs were too hot, they burned the hair and worse still, the skin of ones’s face and head. In 1872, a Frenchman named Marcel Grateau, invented irons with which one could produce soft, natural looking waves.
Sounding Spaces: sonic explorations and interventions a 5 day workshop by John Grzinich held during Tsonami 2013, in Valparaiso Chile. with Eamon Sprod, Andres Rivera F, Guely Morat, Michel Poblete Montoya and Sebastian Vega