Danny Treacy recovers discarded clothing he finds lying around in lonely places such as streets, car parks and waste ground. He then re-stitches, re-fashioned: re-modeled into junk monsters – uncanny suits that he wears in life-sized portraits in his series Them.

They belonged to the unknown, the anonymous, the lost, the drunken and looming out of the black background the faceless figures evoke urban warriors, mythical beasts, distorted creatures. It seem that something that happened to its former owner emanates from each piece of fabric, making the attire all the more haunting.

" />

Danny Treacy’s Re-fashioned Junk Monsters from Lonely Places

them15

Photographer Danny Treacy recovers discarded clothing he finds lying around in lonely places such as streets, car parks and waste ground. He then re-stitches, re-fashioned: re-modeled into junk monsters – uncanny suits that he wears in life-sized portraits in his series Them.

They belonged to the unknown, the anonymous, the lost, the drunken and looming out of the black background the faceless figures evoke urban warriors, mythical beasts, distorted creatures. It seem that something that happened to its former owner emanates from each piece of fabric, making the attire all the more haunting.

them21

them19

them17

them01

them02

them04

them06

them07

Isabelle Raphael

I am a photo editor and a blogger and spend my days scouring the internet so you don't have to