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Masks/Self-Portraits. Clay 2 Dunn. Masks are worn over or in front of the face to hide or transform the identity of a person. This characteristic of hiding and revealing personalities or moods is common to all masks.

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Masks are worn over or in front of the face to hide or transform the identity of a person.

  • This characteristic of hiding and revealing personalities or moods is common to all masks.
  • As cultural objects they have been used throughout the world in all periods and have been as varied in appearance as in their use and symbolism.
ancient egypt
Ancient Egypt
  • Pharaoh Tutankhamen (1350 BC)
  • stylized funerary mask served to guide the spirit of the deceased back to its final resting place in the body
ancient greece
Ancient Greece
  • 5th century BC
  • Built in megaphone to project voice
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Rome
  • 1st century A.D.
  • In the Middle Ages, the "face helmets" were used not only during battles but also during tournaments and sporting jousts
inca civilization
Inca Civilization
  • Funerary Mask, 9th-11th century Peru
japan
Japan
  • From the 12th to the 16th century, masks were used in plays to dramatize the Old and New Testaments
  • It was common to use masks that represented devils, demons, dragons, and personifications of the seven deadly sins
italian renaissance
Italian Renaissance
  • The 15th-century Renaissance in Italy witnessed the rise of a theatrical phenomenon
north american indians
North American Indians
  • Many different tribes, used these “false face” masks to ward off diseases
  • Seneca Tribe, mid-20th century
africa
Africa
  • While the specific implications widely vary in different cultures, some traits are common to most African cultures:
    • masks usually have a spiritual and religious meaning
    • they are used in ritual dances and social and religious events
    • a special status is attributed to the artists that create masks and to those that wear them in ceremonies
the mask we wear
“The Mask We Wear”
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7b4B8Db33k
  • http://www.upworthy.com/theres-something-absolutely-wrong-with-what-we-do-to-boys-before-they-grow-into-men?g=2
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYhCn0jf46U
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oS8OmSQpb9A
project
Project:
  • You will be making a mask that represents yourself.
  • You must show PART of your face as realistic and PART of your face should be covered up by “the mask you wear.”
  • Optional: may include words, quotes, poetry if relevant and will ENHANCE your project
sketchbook assignment due monday january 27th
Sketchbook assignment due Monday, January 27th
  • Notes from this Power Point 5 points
  • Minimum of 5 reference images 10 points
  • Drawing of yourself (self-portrait) 20 points
  • 3 Full page drawings of 3 different ideas for the project 30 points