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A man wearing a spandex body suit that covers his face working as a human directional to advertise a 50% off sale at a business in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


Faceless Man Faceless Man

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Faceless Man

I spotted this man dancing on the corner of Lafayette Street and Wallace Street in Fort Wayne's inner-city on a Friday evening as I was heading downtown.

In the last few years there has been an explosion in the number of businesses here hiring people to hold signs on street corners like this. In the advertising industry, they're known as "Human Directionals." Some of them wear attention-getting costumes. This guy was the first that I've seen wearing a costume that covers every part of his body. The covering of his head does not even have eye holes!

I thought it was rather disturbing, because the costume completely dehumanized the man by taking away the thing that most distinguishes an individual: his face. I talked to him for a few minutes, and it was strangely awkward to converse with a faceless man.





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