Perhaps one of the richest histories of masks comes from the Chinese region. The ethnic diversity gave rise to a great diversity in mask making, and there wasn’t a single region that didn’t contribute in some way. It appears that the ancient Chinese had a mask for every occasion, as if any of life’s uncertainties
You will struggle to find a region in this world that doesn’t have a history involving masks. The mask as a symbol is universally associated with identity, and masks had different purposes that in one way or another were connected to the idea of identity – whether changing it, concealing it or even preserving it.