“If you’re awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; its purpose is to burst open again and again so that it can hold even more wonders.”
Sardinia, Italy ~ Nuoro is the town where the character of Mamuthone reenacts ancient pre-Christian rites of propitiation to the ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood, alder & walnut & darkened. The mask has become iconic of rural Sardinia.