Family photos with mannequins poke fun at the American dream

Family photos with mannequins poke fun at the American dream

Along with many single people, male and female, Suzanes Heintz was exhausted with questions and suggestions of settling down, getting married, and having children. In response to the peer pressure she went out and purchased a beautiful mannequin husband and daughter.

In her latest photography series titled ‘Life Once Removed’ she visually portrays her opinion of the antiquated and idealized American dream. She poses is various exaggerated scenarios with her ‘perfect’ family. In a family photo style they do fun things together like go dancing, eat dinner, vacation in Paris, and more.

Heintz explains, “I’m simply trying to get people to open up their minds and quit clinging to antiquated notions of what a successful life looks like. I want people to lighten up on each other and themselves, and embrace their lives for who it has made them, with or without the Mrs., PhD. or Esq. attached.”

 

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