The use of Mask (especially super-realistic mask, a living replica of the real person) can gain a new function in theatre today. While historically the mask represented the mode of transformation from mundane to the divine, a symbol that “turns invisible into visible” today in our (self) image-obsessed culture – a super-realistic mask can become the bearer of modern meanings, a metaphor of modern time.
Human cloning has always absorbed the human imagination. Conspiracy theories of the clones of presidents and celebrities live in the human mind, especially when DNA experiments, face-transplants, artificial intelligence, etc. are no longer science fiction.
So far, Iva & Petar have realized the Kloon project only in the context of corporate events, as a spectacular/illusionistic introduction of a CEO or a chairman. However, the authors are looking into new opportunities to use the surrealistic mask not only as a means of creating illusions for entertainment purpose, but also as a reflection of modern times.