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In this series, Theatre in Pictures covers one of the oldest facets of theatre/performance: masks. For the past 17 years, professional Canadian mask maker, Douglas R. Witt has been making and teaching masks for theatre, film and television. Through the creation and performance process of mask, Witt is able to explore new cultures, artistic practices and storytelling techniques, and forge lasting bonds with the people he meets on his travels. The following seris of photographs chronicles the creation process for three ‘Hawk masks’ commissioned by the Calgary Stampede festival. All images © copyright of Douglas R. Witt.


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