Mystery Wins

By Steve Bennett | September 6, 2020

I use Instagram as a rough barometer to show me which of my images of the pandemic appeal the most. Masked faces are the most popular in my feed, but not just any masked faces—I get the most engagement with images of faces that are nearly completely obscured, leaving it up to the viewer to fill in the blanks and connect the dots. We crave connection, but we still love mystery.



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