‘Unhappily Ever After’ Shows the Dark Realities of Disney Fairytales

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The Little Mermaid caught in an oil spill? Dumbo being abused in a circus? Mulan living in the unbreathable Beijing?

These are all scenes from a new art installation called Unhappily Ever After that shows the familiar fairytale Disney characters set in the modern and, unfortunately harsh, real world.

Check out a selection of the environmentally-themed images below, and visit Unhappily Ever After to see the full series.



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