Artist aleXsandro Palombo has created a powerful series imagining iconic Disney princesses with disabilities.
Palombo, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer which paralysed of parts of his body, says he deals with discrimination everyday, and wants to bring light to the issue using art.
Here are some of the most powerful images.
Cinderella is shown here, poised to fit the glass slipper onto her prosthetic leg:
Jasmine is depicted missing two arms:
Belle is shown in a wheelchair:
“I think that disabled people doesn’t [sic] match Disney’s standards of beauty,” the Italian artist told The Huffington Post, “so my message is very simple: Disabled people have rights and are part of the world.”
See more of his work on his blog.
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