Does a mask work in a similar way to a costume? Maybe not.
If the eyes are the windows into a soul, then they probably need surroundings or a context to be seen in.
Masks tend to hide the context away. Costumes are more likely to be symbolic statements.
An artist drew inspiration from a fusion of masks and costumes, such as can be found in West African masquerade traditions.
What is a ‘wearable sculpture’?
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