PHOTOS: Mexican Artists Create Fantastical Masks To Show The Many Faces Of COVID

Posted by on August 28, 2021 7:45 am
Categories: US National Stories

Blanca Cardenas, professor of ethnology at the National School of Anthropology and History, wears the mask "COVID Tiger," by Nahua artisan Armando Pascualeño from Zitlala, Guerrero, Mexico.

Two professors invited indigenous artisans to make masks portraying the agent of the pandemic — the coronavirus — through the lens of their cultural traditions.

(Image credit: Toya Sarno Jordan for NPR)

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