Dina the Muse

When I happened upon Dina Goldstein’s photography in this Huffington Post article, my first thought was, “How did I not know this existed?” Seriously. Her photos do what art is supposed to do; that is, create a new language where our language fails.  Some of these photos provoke disgust, others laughter – all of them provoke discussion. Thank you, Dina the Muse, for giving us something to talk about. Looking forward to seeing more from you.

Fallen Princesses

Fallen Princesses was born out of deep personal pain, when I raged against the “happily ever after” motif we are spoon fed since childhood. The series created metaphor out of the myths of fairy tales, forcing the viewer to contemplate real life: failed dreams, pollution and ocean degradation, war, obesity, the extinction of indigenous cultures, cancer and the fallacy of chasing eternal youth.

-Dina Goldstein

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The Little Mermaid (Ariel)

Belle

Beauty and The Beast (Belle)

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Aladdin (Jasmine)

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Pocahontas

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The Princess and the Pea

Red Ridding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

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Rapunzel

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Sleeping Beauty

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Snow White

In The Dollhouse

In the Dollhouse examines the less than perfect life of ‘B’ and ‘K’. B is a super doll, the most successful doll in the world. Her partner K is grappling with his sexuality and finds himself in a loveless marriage. He struggles with his position in the household and faces his lack of authenticity.

-Dina Goldstein

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Do yourself a favor and check out some of her other stuff, here.

Until soon,

H

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About wanderingmuses31

We are both from the USA, and now we live in Thessaloniki, Greece. We are friends with similar interests and hobbies - namely photography and all things aesthetically pleasing and lots of laughter. We don't claim to know about a lot of things, but hope that you find inspiration in some of the things that inspire us. Thanks.
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