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thomas czarnecki: from enchantment to down
feb 07, 2012
thomas czarnecki: from enchantment to down


‘from enchantment to down’ by thomas czarnecki
(above) ‘my sweet prince – snow white’
image © thomas czarnecki

‘from enchantment to down’ by paris-based photographer thomas czarnecki is a collection of photographs
depicting fairy-tale heroines in scenes that are darker than their idyllic stories. ranging from the little mermaid
washed up on a beach shore to alice trapped in what looks to be an abandoned basement, the twisted series
illustrates an alternate ending to the well-known narratives, offering a dramatic contrast to the child-like
nature of the original story. haunting and disturbing, the collection remains enchanting in its own right.


‘happy end – the little red riding hood’
image © thomas czarnecki


‘just a trap – alice’
image © thomas czarnecki


‘on the other shore – the little mermaid’
image © thomas czarnecki


‘too fast – cinderella’
image © thomas czarnecki


‘not so romantic – the beauty and the beast’
image © thomas czarnecki


‘naughty girl – sleeping beauty’
image © thomas czarnecki


‘one last wish – jasmine’
image © thomas czarnecki


‘one more trophy – pocahontas’
image © thomas czarnecki

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