Masks

Noisey Hitlist

The Hour Mix Masks, Knives and Synth-Pop in Debut Video “Mother”

A member of the mysterious new band took me to a “dark experience” restaurant to talk about it, and ngl: it was terrifying.
Ryan Bassil
3.21.19
Features

For ItaloJohnson, Anonymity Is More Than a Gimmick

Ahead of their debut US show, the reclusive DJ trio agreed to a rare interview and deliver a scorching mix.
Jesse Weiss
5.4.17
Performance Art

Unsettling Anime Masks Exorcise This Artist's Insecurities

Valery Jung Estabrook made a series of emoji-like masks to escape the roles society asks her to play.
Beckett Mufson
3.9.17
Art

MIT’s Ultra High-Def 3D Printer Creates Futuristic Death Masks

Meet the artist-scientists reincarnating masks from the past, present, and future.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
12.1.16
video

Surreal Masks, An Irreverent Half-Time Dance Squad, and Infinity Burial Suits | Culture Beat Episode 5

In the fifth episode of Culture Beat, we visit artist and mask-maker David Henry Nobody Jr., meet the women of the LA City Municipal Dance Squad, and celebrate life with Jae Rhim Lee's infinity burial suits.
The Creators Project
10.20.16
video

Afropunk Style, Hyperflesh Masks, and a Deep Web Dive | Culture Beat Episode 2

The Creators Project's bi-weekly roundup of the most exciting, outlandish, and mind-expanding art.
The Creators Project
9.8.16
The Photo Issue 2016

Photographer and Video Artist Gillian Wearing Takes a Self-Portrait While Wearing a Mask of Her Own Face

Gillian Wearing shot to fame in the 1990s for a series of portraits of strangers, each holding a sign with their innermost thoughts written on it. Here, she wears an envy mask: a mask of her own face.
Gillian Wearing
8.30.16
Art

Frightening Fiber Artist Makes Gnarly Knits

Fiber artist Tracy Widdess reveals the origin of her macabre masks and woeful weavings.
Andrew Salomone
8.8.16
Art

Stare at the Sun for as Long as You Want in These Masks

On top of the High Line, artist Eduardo Navarro invited participants to wear masks and stare into the center of our solar system.
Taylor Lindsay
7.27.16
Art

Group Show PHREEEK MAGNET Celebrates Eccentricity in the Extreme

Let your freak flag fly at the opening of the show tonight at Undercurrent Projects in NYC.
Sami Emory
7.15.16
Premieres

Tobacco’s Video for “Human Om” Is Terrifyingly Addictive

Let Hillary Clinton and co. lull you into hypnotic unease.
Andrea Domanick
7.11.16
Art

Masked and Unafraid: Narcissister On the Naked Choreography of Performance

The masked artist known as Narcissister lets her body tell the narrative.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
6.21.16
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