Check out this great article from NPR. Most of the ideas will come as no surprise to you being that you’re on this site in the first place but it’s still a great read. Originality is king but it’s always good to remind ourselves that there are kindred spirits out there. Masks are viewed as absurd in our modern world but the truth is that masks carry something very ancient with them, something that is deeply ingrained in our psyche and culture. To ignore that magic and mystery would be a crime, we are after all “only” human but the art of masks give us an opportunity to be more than that.