Projects > Masks

"Masks" is an object and photo series inspired by the ceremonial regalia of various cultures. It deals with ideas of cultural perception and self-representation. Through these masks, I am exploring cultural appropriation and the implications of dominant cultures “borrowing” from more marginalized groups and vice versa.

Lynesse as 'American Buffalo'
Digital Image
Mask materials: stocking, yarn and acrylic
2014
"Jamie" as "Sugar Skull"
Digital Image
Mask materials: stocking and embroidery floss
2014
Jamie as 'Mickey'
Digital Image
Mask materials: stocking, acrylic, jersey fabric and embroidery floss
2014
"Lynnese" as "Gold Crane"
Digital Image
Mask materials: fishnet stocking, origami paper and adhesive
2014
"Lynnese" as "Chibikuro"
Digital Image
Mask materials: ski mask, jersey fabric, yarn, cording and embroidery floss
2014