Creative Forces Mask-Making Project

Project Added: November 10, 2020
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
Yellow mask

A mask created by a hurricane survivor in the Masking-Making program in the Virgin Islands

Image courtesy of National Endowment for the Arts

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Location:

Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands

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Genre/Discipline:

Community arts, Craft

Population Density:

Urban

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OVERVIEW

After hurricanes hit the Virgin Islands the Creative Forces Mask-Making project was begun to help victims express their feelings, memories and identities. The project was tied to the notion of Carnival and shedding the past while moving forward to the future.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

After hurricanes hit the Virgin Islands the Creative Forces Mask-Making project was begun to help victims express their feelings, memories and identities. The project was tied to the notion of Carnival and shedding the past while moving forward to the future.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.