Hannya is the result of research on Japanese tattoos. I was interested in the history behind common Japanese tattoo designs and this subject caught my interest.

The Hannya mask symbolizes the complexity of human emotions. When viewed straight ahead the mask appears angry, but when tilted down the demonic appearance looks sorrowful. Some masks were crafted so well that they displayed nuances of emotion from several angles. In Japanese theater, the mask was used to depict the tragic figure of a betrayed and angry woman who transformed into Hannya demon. 

+ Made with C4D, Octane, After Effects, Audition

+ Audio assets by standingwave