Next Time We Zoom, Show Me Your Hands
Face coverings are a new way of signalling one’s political, ideological, moral and social stance. With the blooming market of custom face masks, individuals can show which country they come from, whose art they like, or which book they have recently read. There is a lot of noise about the relationship between personal liberty and mask mandates and countries that do or do not require citizens to wear them. We need to know what type of mask works, how to wear them correctly and why. But what we are missing in the current discussions is a reflection on the exclusive focus on the human face. Read more here.