In this global pandemic, face masks do more than protect health; they represent self-expression, politics, fashion, and humanity’s hope and care for one another. The exhibition is an ode to the mask, and to the artists and everyday citizens forging their way through the COVID-19 crisis.
Photo credit: Mask Cover, Ýr Jóhannsdóttir (Ýrúrarí), 2020, Reykjavik, Iceland, wool, cotton, elastic. Museum of International Folk Art, IFAF Collection, FA.2020.56.1. Photo courtesy of the artist