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Banky’s Dismaland - really not to be mistaken with "Disneyland"

Street artist Banksy opens a theme park that looks more like a horror movie set. About the park, he says "It’s a theme park whose big theme is – theme parks should have bigger themes.” Analyze the pictures of the pieces that have been released, as each seem to contribute to a larger conversation about the society. For example, the picture of dead Cinderella in the overturned pumpkin carriage surrounded by paparazzi bears striking resemblance to the death of Princess Diana.

  • A tip to anyone who writes or even discusses this topic: Keep in mind that Banksy is more or less doing a type of performance art with this 'theme park', it isn't really meant to be taken too seriously. That isn't to say there isn't legitimate discussion to be had about his methods, but simply that discussions revolving around them should keep in mind that they are evaluating him as an artist. – MIKAILARUSHING 6 years ago
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  • It would also be important to note that he has not done all the pieces. While the overall concept is being credited to him, many of the pieces in the park are done by other artists. This is important because that means their artistic voice is at play as well. – Celeste Reeb 6 years ago
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