17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience

How do the masks we choose to wear help us lose ourself? How does "hiding" reveal who we truly are? The placement of politician masks next to animal and clown masks at a Halloween store struck me; what does this say about consumer culture's impact on the democratic experience?

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Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Marina Sachs