The Meaning of Masks: Masks can reveal new possibilities
MIT SHASS, photo credit: Lauren Bonilla
August 7, 2020
"In shamanic rituals and in computer-mediated virtual reality, a mask conceals one identity to reveal new possibilities. Seen in this light, virus protection masks offer an opportunity to replace a visage of fear with a public expression of strength as a community."
— Manduhai Buyandelger, Associate Professor of Anthropology
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