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Breath mask

The Irish visual artist threadstories started working with masks in 2015 as a vehicle in which to explore the erosion of personal privacy in the digital age, and how it shapes how we view and portray ourselves online, via a series of beautiful, if sometimes grotesque, masks that have a deep emotional resonance to them. Created at the start of the Irish lockdown, her mask ‘Breath’ interrogates how a natural act for all mankind became a subjective act that could harm as well as heal, which resonates within her performance that can be seen here –

threadstories, Ireland

March 2020

Designed in Ireland

Made in Ireland

Crochet, tufted and and-dyed wool

National Museums Scotland


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