What Disney Characters Would Look Like In Today’s World

Generation after generation the world of Disney has taken children and adults alike in to a happily ever after world. Animation artist Jeff Hong, has taken many of Disney’s beloved character and placed them upfront in to real world problems such as racism, pollution and animal abuse among others in a series called Disney Unhappily Ever After.

Tiana and her mom are waiting in the segregated ‘colored’ line for a bus, 101 Dalmatians are locked up in the pound, Ratatouille is subjected to animal testing while Elsa is faced with global warming. These are some of the circumstances the characters are placed in.

Hong who has worked on Hercules, Mulan, Tarzan and The Emperor’s New hopes that the change in scenery for the characters will begin a debate on real world problems.

Follow Hong at: Tumblr.

01. Mulan.

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02. The Princess and the Frog.

Tiana from the princess and the frog deals with racism in mid- 20th century America.

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03. The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Esmeralda hides in a dark corner by the Parisian Metro.

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04. Pocahontas.

Pocahontas walks through a casino, much like the ones that occupy former Indian reservations.

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05. Dumbo.

The sad reality for many circus animals.

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06. Cinderella.

Cinderella in tattered and torn clothing.

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07. The Little Mermaid.

Ariel emerges from the water covered in sludge.

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08. Chicken Little.

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09. Bambi.

Bambi is mounted as a taxidermied head

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10. Ratatouille.

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11. 101 Dalmatians.

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12. Alice in Wonderland.

Alice’s magic bottle of potion leads her to a life of drugs.

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13. Robin Hood.

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14. The Lion King.

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15. Lilo & Stitch.

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16. Sleeping Beauty.

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17. Beauty and the Beast.

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18. Tarzan.

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19. Winnie the Pooh

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20. Frozen.

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21. Cars.

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22. The Incredibles.

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This is a great way to give these characters a new voice. Disney characters face reality for unhappily ever after

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Author: MMK

Architecture & Design was started by an Afghan entrepreneur, he believes that wellbeing is affected by the spaces we spend our time in and that their design is an important notion to consider with regards to our personal comfort and happiness – whether we are at home, at work or at play.

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