October 19, 2005
MASKS (assignment 1)
Mask 1: "Inner Self"
This mask represents a state of inner anxiety and depression. The appearance of the mask is supposed to reference the well known paintings of Edvard Munch. I am also alluding to a short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman entitled "The Yellow Wallpaper". http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/Charlotte_Perkins_Gilman/The_Yellow_Wallpaper/index.html
Mask 2: "Outer Self"
This masks represents an attempt to hide our emotions with a stoic expression. It is minimalist and expressionless. Ultimately it fails as an emotional shield due to its translucency. No matter how we may try, our inner emotions are usually revealed on some level. aside...Check out "Emotions Revealed" by Paul Ekman. He's been doing research since the 60's on the universality of facial expressions. http://www.paulekman.com/
Posted by ges3 at October 19, 2005 08:59 PM