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Burge denmark

I believe that in today’s society there are two types of masks. The first of which is an extremely visible mask. This first type includes the masks used in the theatre, African masks, Warriors’ masks, and the Arabian Burghs, amongst others they draw their roles, functions and significance from history and tradition. They also play their part as faces that express feelings, moral, varying worldviews and objectives they were created for as masks, simultaneously conjuring and hiding faces. The second type of mask is an invisible one (which I metaphorically represent through the traditional Burgh used in the Arabian Gulf region), I call this the multiplicity of one face, and it serves several purposes including concealing one's identity, escapism, hypocrisy, expressive evasion, and duplicity. It is a mask open to both the inside (the way we view others) and outside (the way people view us).

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