While you discovered several installations and murals, our friend Butterfly takes an extensive look at the impressive selection of contemporary art exhibited in the galleries of the world famous Banksy’s Dismaland. The indoor dedicated space features “the finest collection of contemporary art ever assembled in a North Somerset seaside Town” with fifty artists from over seventeen countries.
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Earlier today, the elusive British street artist Banksy added a brand new installation to his popular theme park “Dismaland Bemusement Park” which opened last week at the Tropicana in Weston-Super-Mare, UK.
Still playing around the Disney theme, Banksy created a fiber-glass sculpture showing the silhouette of Mickey Mouse inside the stomach of a huge snake.
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Earlier today, British phenomenon Banksy released a trailer video for his newly opened theme park “Dismaland Bemusement Park”. The trailer shows Banksy’s humorous view of a traditional family day out, from the home boringness to the wonderful world of Dismaland. A must see!
Dismaland has opened last week at the Tropicana in Weston-Super-Mare, UK where several new works by Banksy are on display as well as pieces from more than 50 other artists. Dismal and os open to the public for £3 and will run through Sept 27th
Kick back, relax and enjoy this short video by Banksy and as usual stick with us for the latest updates from the elusive artist.
While you discovered his latest mural earlier today, Banksy also worked and produced several installations for the opening of “Dismaland Bemusement Park” in Weston-Super-Mare, UK.
Banksy described the show as a “family theme park unsuitable for children” and that it “offers an escape from mindless escapism”.
The elusive British artist created some mind-boggling works such as a killer whale jumping out of a loo, cinderella’s crashed carried surrounded by paparazzis and much more. He said many of the works require an “audience participation”:
“Dismaland Bemusement Park” has now opened its doors for a lucky few and we are able to bring you exclusively the first images from some of the Banksy‘s new works.
Within the park, several new artworks are on display including this brilliant new stenciled piece by the one and only Banksy. The anonymous British artist created this mural depicting two young boys peeping at a woman taking her shower behind an iron curtain. As usual with Banksy, its a cheeky and funny piece of work
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“Dismaland Bemusement Park” a festival of art, amusements and entry-level anarchism – August 22nd @ Weston-Super-Mare, UK
That’s it, Banksy and his team have just revealed the line-up for their newest event dubbed as the rumors were saying “Dismaland Bemusement Park” a festival of art, amusements and entry-level anarchism.
Located in Weston-Super-Mare, UK at the Tropicana, the Bemusement Park contains uneven floor surfaces, extensive use of strobe lighting, imagery unsuitable for small children and swearing. It will be open for five weeks only starting August 22nd until September 27th.
Dismaland is situated on the seafront in legendary Weston-super-Mare and is easily accessible by train, bus and road. Marine Parade BS23 1BE
The artist list is impressive and “Dismaland” will be featuring works from:
Amir Schiby (Israel), Axel Void (USA), Banksy (UK), Barry Reigate (UK), Ben Long (Sweden), Bill Barminski (USA), Block 9 (UK), Brock Davis (USA), Caitlin Cherry (USA), Caroline McCarthy (UK), Damien Hirst (UK), David Shrigley (UK), Dorcas Casey (UK), Dietrich Wegner (USA), Ed Hall (UK), Escif (Spain), Espo (USA), Fares Cachoux (Syria), Greg Haberny (USA), James Joyce (UK), Jani Leinonen (Finland), Jeff Gillette (USA), Jenny Holzer (USA), Jessica Harrison (UK), Jimmy Cauty (UK), Josh Keyes (USA), Julie Burchill (UK), Kate MacDowell (USA), Laura Lancaster (UK), Leigh Mulley (UK), Lush (Australia), Mana Neyestani (Iran), Maskull Laserre (Canada), Michael Beitz (USA), Mike Ross (USA), Nettie Wakefield (UK), Paco Pomet (Spain), Paul Insect & BAST (UK/USA), Peter Kennard & Cat Phillips(UK), Polly Morgan (UK), Ronit Baranga (Israel), Scott Hove (USA), Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė (Lithuania), Shadi Al Zaqzouq (Libya), Suliman Mansour (Palestine) and Tinsel Edwards (UK)
On top of that, several live events will be taking place during the five weeks opening with Pussy Riots, Kate Tempest or Massive Attack.
If you are in the UK this summer, don’t miss this and make sure to book your tickets now through Dismaland’s website
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