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‘Masks’

24 March @ 11:00 am - 2 April @ 5:00 pm

Free

Organised by Kingsroad Studios and their first solo show, this exhibition is about a lot of things.  Masks are worn to celebrate, to threaten, to protect. They are parts of rituals and ceremonies and have been used for centuries by people around the world.
Recently, they have been part of our daily vocabulary and attire. A mask can be invisible, worn to hide our feelings and mental health.

For this project, Kingsroad Studios decided to include a range of raw materials and techniques to represent the diversity of mask making: leather, bark, suede, beads, Jesmonite, resin and paint were used in the process. Each mask has been decorated and finished by hand, while the original forms that the moulds are made from were sculpted individually using papier mâché amongst other things.

The Opening Night is on Thursday, 24th March between 6pm and 9pm. This is a free event, everyone welcome. The exhibition will run until Friday 1st April.

Opening times: Mon-Fri, 11am-5pm and Sat 12-4pm.

Details

Start:
24 March @ 11:00 am
End:
2 April @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
https://www.artceterastudio.com/masks/

Venue

Artcetera Studios
43B Rosemary St
Belfast, BT1 1QB United Kingdom
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Phone:
02895 738500
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