The mask is a form of communication, and a way of checking that the knowledge received was correct.
I envisioned Deep Space Communication as a journey, perhaps as the records of a journey which washed up on a distant shore. Like all good log books this one would start by telling you about the person.
Imagine a full-length mirror in front of you. What do you see?
A friend once told me that artists shouldn’t talk, that the work should do the talking. I said that I agreed, and he should stop talking. Really though I think that the story of how we got here is important.
In the end, Deep Space Communication is a journey.