Dismaland Trailer Goes Inside the Unhappiest Place on EarthPhotos via Matthew Horwood/Getty Design Video
Elusive street artist Banksy practically broke the internet when he announced that he would be transforming an abandoned outdoor swimming pool in North Somerset, England, into a morose art project modeled after an amusement park. Named “Dismaland,” the exhibition is running Aug. 22-Sept 27 and features artists work from all over the world, as well as live music and comedy. Now, you don’t have to pay airfare to see inside the hipsterest place on earth. Banksy just released a trailer for his “bemusement park,” detailing possibly the most macabre family vacation ever. The video shows a bundle of souvenir balloons with the words, “I Am An Imbecile,” a warlord Cookie Monster and a paparazzi swarm surrounding an overturned Cinderella’s carriage.
Dismaland does appear to have its limits, though. This morning, artist Shadi Alzaqzouq was banned from the park after protesting three Israeli artists work also on display. Alzaqzouq covered his artwork in a bed sheet proclaiming, “R.I.P. Gaza: Boycot Israel,” before laying down in front of it. He was removed and told that his protest was “too ugly” for the park, though his work still remains up.