About Me and Masks

We all have passions in our lives that are not always followed by our spouses and other relatives. If you, like me, have a passion for the world of masks and masquerade then linger a while here.

Explore some of my thoughts on masks understand our ancient links to the magik and the shaman. Join in the discussion. Disgree with my thoughts look forward to a good exchange of views. Or perhaps just enjoy sharing with people of a similar passion.

I am Ian Bracegirdle a teacher, therapist and fascinated observer of the masked world. At times I have taught mask making with an emphasis on the tribal to teachers and pupils. I have an affinity for West Coast Pacific Mask enjoying the style of decoration and belief system surrounding them. I have a broad approach to masks and their traditions. The links between all masking traditions are deep in a spiritual sense. I also appreciate the wonder and speculation with which we view and appreciate all manner of masks.

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