Subversion by the seaside

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  • August 21, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Subversion by the seaside

Tourism activities are always better in the mind than in reality. And Banksy, one of the most subversive artists in the world, has flipped the capitalism-fuelled, often rather empty, completely over the top fun of the modern amusement park on its head with the opening of Dismaland, a "bemusement park"/major art exhibition on the sea in England that's definitely not suitable for children.  

Posted by Banksy Dismaland on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Check out the story behind the anarchist amusement park here. And check out some of the pieces that will be on display here.

Hopefully the mysterious artist invites this guy, an ex-Disneyland dance teacher with a remarkable amount of enthusiasm for his art, along. 

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