This body of work is a study on the faceless portrait and the immediate uncomfortableness it invokes in us. Even though the image could be beautiful, perfectly exposed and composed, we still find it to be fundamentally wrong or disturbing. Seeking an answer to this human anomaly I, in turn, found my own connection with the images.
Suffering from extreme anxiety, I relate to these faceless portraits in a way that I was not prepared for. It was only after creating the images that I realized that they relate to me and my anxiety directly. I often feel as if I am hiding in plain sight, obscuring myself just enough to avoid confrontation and unwanted attention. I believe it is this felling that causes us to shy away from the faceless portrait the same way we avoid people who exude anxiety, particularly in social situations.