June 14, 2012

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Dina Goldstein's "In The Doll House": The Secret Life of Barbie and Ken

I saw this clever photo series online yesterday (via Reddit), and immediately wanted to share it with you. It's called "In the Doll House" and was created by Vancouver-based (hometown holla!) photographer, Dina Goldstein. It's smart, and it's funny, all the while being an incredible photographic and creative showcase.

And duh, we all should've known Ken dressed too well for a straight guy.

Her description of the project:

"In the doll house" 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.

Did any of your Barbies ever end up with the pixie cut from hell? Mine always did. And I never learned.

To see more of Dina's work, visit her website dinagoldstein.com.

[all photos via inthedollhouse.net]
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  1. I LOVE Dina Goldstein. Her Fallen Fairytales is one of my favorite photography projects ever. Thanks for sharing this Niki!

  2. wow i didnt kknow her its great,great pics, and really true

  3. Wow, really cool series. Quite funny, but also thought-provoking if you think about it. I think it's also awesome that you read Reddit haha

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  5. Visually stunning & cheeky Barbie narrative!