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Convenors: Felicia Hughes-Freeland (SOAS), Cathy Greenhalgh
Short abstract: This panel invites visual anthropological responses to masking in the ethnography of Covid-19. Themes include aesthetics; the craft of face covering; political and medical discourses; surveillance and control; protest and resistance; risk management; advertising imagery; ecological impacts.
Masking, ambivalence and humour during the Covid-19 pandemic
Author: Felicia Hughes-Freeland (SOAS)
Face-covering among Whitechapel’s Muslim Women - a coronavirus ethnographic snapshot
Author: Gwendolyn Leick (Chelsea College of Art Design)
A Mask of One’s Own
Author: Nataliya Tchermalykh (University of Geneva)
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