mrgolightly

After hearing the same question over and over from friends and family — “Why aren’t you married yet?” — art director Suzanne Heintz got tired of it and set out to do something about it. She got herself a little family…of mannequins.

Over the course of 14 years and 10,000 miles of travel, she took her fake family everywhere and took all kinds of “family” pictures….

I loved the comment of Laura:

 She’s underlining the fact that for many people, a family seems to be little better than a trophy or badge to prove that someone has succeeded at fulfilling society’s expectations of them. How many families look great in photographs but are actually empty inside? The point is not to condemn family life, but to refuse to accept that a good life is simply one that looks good to other people.

thewhitestag
They want you focused on the wrong things. They want to keep you distracted. Keep you from thinking about the real problems: the inequality, the bigotry, the inhumanity. They want you thinking, ‘My neighbor got a fine watch! How come I ain’t got no fine watch? What I got to do for my boss to give me that fine watch?’ And you’re all so worried about getting that watch, you can’t even tell time.
Daisy Fitzroy, Bioshock Infinite (via thewhitestag)