“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.”

          William Shakespeare

People wear masks on a daily basis, not just for Halloween or during Carnaval. Masks allow us to take on different personalities, perform certain roles or show specific emotional responses which don’t necessarily line up with who we are or what we feel.

This collection of images created using an AI application show a very literal interpretation of the concept of “paper façades”. How will you fold your mask today?

Paper façades
Medium: Digital
Date: 2022; ongoing 

Many of these masks are merely paper façades, easily torn away and cast aside. They can be endlessly recycled, reshaped and repurposed.