Masks have always been a major part of many societies worldwide – either in their everyday activities, in their dramatic representations or in their religious celebrations. Masks can be everyday objects or stage props; they can be part of rituals or carnivals. They invest the people who wear them and incite them to strip from themselves and give life to a social, dramatic or religious archetype. Masks hide our expressions and transform our perceptions, as the whole world realized it with the surgical masks that we had to wear during the COVID-19.