Banksy’s Dismaland: Take A First Look Inside Nightmare Version Of Disneyland

Dismaland is a nightmare version of Disneyland or a family theme park unsuitable for children

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It was built secretly by street-artist Bansky over the Tropicana swimming pool in the English resort town of Weston-super-Mare

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I loved the Tropicana as a kid, so getting to throw these doors open again is a real honour said Banksy

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I guess you’d say it’s a theme park whose big theme is theme parks should have bigger themes

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Both small and large works can be found on the site

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The park will feature amusements with a dark twist, along with artwork by Banksy and 50 other artists from around the world

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I banned any imagery of Mickey Mouse from the site, he said

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It’s a showcase for the best artists I could imagine

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Entering the park will require visitors to endure an oppressive screening process

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Exiting Dismaland will also be difficult

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Instead of getting your portrait sketched, you’ll have the option of having the back of your head drawn

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Dismaland, Contains uneven floor surfaces, extensive use of strobe lighting, imagery unsuitable for small children and swearing

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The following are strictly prohibited in the Park: spray paint, marker pens, knives and legal representatives of the Walt Disney Corporation

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The official brochure states, Are you looking for an alternative to the soulless sugar-coated banality of the average family day out? Or just somewhere cheaper

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Then this is the place for you?a chaotic new world where you can escape from mindless escapism. Instead of a burger stall, we have a museum

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In place of a gift shop we have a library, well, we have a gift shop as well

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