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.06 quite_quiet_minutes .07 naked mask .08 Recycle.Mentality
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The mask have been used to conceal the character’s identity or, more precisely, to hide his face. But, did these men in fact really wear a mask?
The mask is identical for all characters. This changes the view of looking at a person. It is like a layer. We have to edit a mask if we want to work with it. The mask fits in with all the identity crises and the extent to which the aesthetic is part of our identity. Mask to impersonate someone else. Mask of dual existence. Mask error
factor. It may be noticed that the mask used as a form of prophalaxis in a toxic environment also serves to prevent a contagion (transference) between the analyst and analysant. But this is the value of a developed
“personna” personality mask) and was used in Greek theatre and most primitive ritual dromena to prevent a collective catharsis (panic) and virtual riot from occurring during performance. In other words, there is better prudence for establishing order by masking chaos rather than attempting to control it.
Wouldn’t the cure be to produce a collective catharsis, rather than to mask the violence and "prevent a collective catharsis"?
Role of masking is a metaphor for both disguise and liberation in the otherwise rigid and controlled nature of society. The liberating role of the mask is at once playful, mysterious, and sometimes sinister.
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