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Inside 'Dismaland': Channel 4 Visits Banksy’s Theme Park

Footage of Banksy's Bemusement Park takes us to the unhappiest place on Earth.
August 21, 2015, 4:30pm

Dismaland, Banksy’s Bemusement Park, has reared its head as the street artist's latest and greatest sardonic art piece. The interactive installation opens today at Weston-Super-Mare, England, a beachside town near Banksy’s hometown of Bristol. In a firsthand video from Channel 4, you can see the Princess Di-esque scene of Cinderella's crashed carriage, the devastatingly underwhelmed employees holding black balloons declaring “I’m An Imbecile,” and an indignant reporter become frustrated with a mini-golf trap that eats his golf ball. Dismal indeed.


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Banksy's Dismaland theme park opens today. Krishnan Guru Murthy went to have an early nose around the bizarre and dystopian "bemusement park". Posted by Channel 4 News on Friday, August 21, 2015


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