Advertisement

We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

happiest place on earth

WATCH: The trailer for Banksy's Dismaland has arrived

“Where the magic never ends. For five weeks only.”

THE TRAILER FOR Banksy’s latest project has been released.

Dismaland is the graffiti artist’s take on Disneyland.

banksy3 Screengrab / YouTube Screengrab / YouTube / YouTube

According to the BBC, Banksy described the exhibition as a “family theme park unsuitable for children”.

The artist added that many of the works require “audience participation”.

“A dead princess is only complete when surrounded by gawping crowds with their cameras out or the opportunity to photograph yourself pulling an amazed expression when a killer whale leaps from a toilet.”

cinderalla A Cinderella-inspired exhibit. PA PA

The exhibition, which features work from several artists including Banksy, is located at the Weston-super-Mare seafront in Somerset and will be open for the next five weeks.

The ‘bemusement park’ includes a Cinderella crash scene complete with paparazzi, reminiscent of Princess Diana’s death, and a Jimmy Savile-themed Punch and Judy show.

refugees An exhibit inspired by the ongoing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean. PA PA

After its opening last weekend we now have the official trailer for the “theme park like no other” – and it’s suitably creepy. You can watch it below:

banksyfilm / YouTube

PHOTOS: Banksy’s take on ‘the happiest place on earth’

Read: This Dublin room for rent comes with one extremely creepy detail

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
13
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.