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Cynical photo series shows Disney princesses living unhappily ever after [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2013-8-7 14:30:14 |Display all floors
The photographer shot her images in various locations around Vancouver, including a landfill, where one model perched atop a stack of mattresses for her pollution-themed Princess and the Pea interpretation.
A buxom Belle from the Beauty and the Beast is pictured being nipped and tucked by cosmetic surgeons in her jarring portrait.
'It forces you to contemplate real life: war, obesity and the fallacy of chasing eternal youth'
In the classic Disney story, Pocahontas finds love with British settler John Smith. But in Ms Goldstein's modern rendering, she watches television alone in a dark room, surrounded only by dozens of cats.
And Aladdin's love interest Jasmine is depicted as a modern warrior carrying a huge gun in the middle of a war zone.
This is one of the more controversial photos, as some accused the photographer of 'placing the Middle Eastern Princess as a terrorist'.


'My Fallen Princesses series was born out of deep personal pain, when I raged against the "happily ever after" motif we are spoon fed since childhood,' she explains

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Post time 2013-8-7 14:30:28 |Display all floors

Old maid: In Ms Goldstein's modern rendering of Pocahontas, she watches television alone in a dark room, surrounded only by dozens of cats

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Post time 2013-8-7 14:31:57 |Display all floors

Strong female: Aladdin's love interest Jasmine is depicted as a modern warrior carrying a huge gun in the middle of a war zone

On the contrary, 'She is a warrior, fighting on the front lines, just as so many women are today in Iraq,' explained Ms Goldstein.
The photographer said she hopes her thought-provoking images will stir the emotions of viewers.
'The series. . . [forces] the viewer to contemplate real life,' she said.
'Failed dreams, pollution and ocean degradation, war, obesity, the extinction of indigenous cultures, cancer and the fallacy of chasing eternal youth.'
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Post time 2013-8-8 19:45:33 |Display all floors
this is awesome!

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Post time 2013-8-10 08:57:15 |Display all floors
A good lesson for young women to learn.  If you still think you are the center of the universe you are dead wrong.  If you still want to act arrogant like the Queen of England, reality will be coming for you.  HA HA

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