Mysterious Surreal Portraits of Faceless Men


Minnesota-based photographer Bryan Durushia, aka DreamingOfAutumn, captures surreal portraits of faceless men and women wandering around nature. The 18-year-old's conceptual portraits depict a series of half-human creatures with concealed heads roaming through deep forests and open fields, leaving the viewer baffled by what they're seeing.

Whether the head is hidden with a paper bag, buried in the ground, or just completely replaced by a gourd, there's something very unusual going on in this world that the young photographer has visually realized. Half fantasy and half horror, Durushia's images have a mysterious air about them that causes one to recoil with uncertainty while simultaneously piquing one's curiosity.

The photographer's growing portfolio displays the developing course of a young photographer to keep an eye on. He already has recurring themes throughout his work that exhibit a wild imagination, similar to the likes of his fellow peers and some of our favorites including Sarah Ann Loreth, Kyle Thompson, and Joel Robinson.










Bryan Durushia on Flickr
via [Devid Sketchbook]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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