A Photographer Created a Reshoot of Ads From the 1950s to Show How the World Has Changed

One Thanksgiving evening, 31-year-old photographer Eli Rezkallah from Lebanon was sitting at the table when he heard his relatives saying women had to perform their women’s duties better, such as laundry and cooking. It inspired Eli to organize a reshoot of old ads of the 1940s, the 1950s, and the 1960s where he switched the roles of the men and the women. Eli says, “I know that not all men think like my relatives do, but I was surprised that such views still exist. That’s why I created this project where they can taste their own sexist poison.”

Bright Side wants to show you a series of In a Parallel Universe photos that demonstrate the changes that occurred in society during the last half of the century. We hope that Eli’s art will be a reason to bury the stereotype that women have to do all of the house chores on their own.

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A Photographer Created a Reshoot of Ads From the 1950s to Show How the World Has Changed

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