People give me a confused look whenever I say the word Mas. I know they’re thinking Mass, as in going to church, specifically the Catholic church. Which leads them to look at me quizzically since I tend to mention costumes and music that moves through my body. Mas is light and color and sound and people and passion.

Peter Minshall is a Trinidadian born, Masman. A caribbean treasure who has managed to bring forth the art in the chaos. I think these two videos show you way better than I could ever explain, who he is and what he does.