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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Casoro. Casoro is part of Lugano. Art exhibit in the garden of "Fondazione Claudio Lombardi per il teatro". Sculpture by Manuella Mollwitz. The giant domino mask is an art piece made with polystyrene and cement. A domino mask is a rounded mask covering only the area around the eyes and the space between them. The masks have seen special prevalence since the 18th century, when they became traditional wear in particular local manifestations of Carnival, particularly with Venetian Carnival. Domino masks have found their way into a variety of high and popular art forms. Manuela Mollwitz was born in Hamburg, Germany, where she was started very early in the art. In 2000 she moved to Milan to study ad Brera Academy of Fine Arts. Then she moved to Lugano, Switzerland, and focused on her studies and works. Polystyrene (PS) is a synthetic aromatic hydrocarbon polymer made from the monomer known as styrene. A cement is a binder, a substance used for construction that sets, hardens, and adheres to other materials to bind them together. 13.08.2020 © 2020 Didier Ruef