Mask Research

During our idea brainstorming activity I came up with the idea of using masks for the characters during the performance, that would represent their character/personality and state of mind at that moment of the play (particularly for King Lear whose mental state is deteriorating). 

I thought first of venetian masks due to their very famous aesthetic and possibly being one of the most known type of masks. I liked the idea of having the long nose, potentially made knobbly for the king who is old and becoming decrepit. 

Venetian mask research: http://www.venetianmasksshop.com/history.htm 

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