Banksy: Dismaland

And Banksy does it again.

For those who don’t know, Banksy is the pseudonym of an unknown English graffiti artist whose satirical street art combines with dark humor for a series of social and political commentary.

Y así Banksy lo logra de nuevo.

Para los que no saben, Banksy es el seudónimo de un artista de graffiti desconocido que hace arte satírico sobre política, cultura y moralidad.

But this time we’re talking about his latest project which opened up today  in an abandoned swimming pool in North Somerset, U.K. The artist’s latest project is a “bemusement park” called Dismaland.  It is said that the park is geared toward those “looking for an alternative to the sugar-coated tedium of the average family day out”. It offers 18 attractions like a decrepit version of Cinderella’s castle and a sculpture of a woman being attacked by birds. Yet, it mainly offers artwork of 50 other artist including well known Damien HirstDavid Shrigley, Jenny Holzer, and Mike Ross. Dismaland will also play host to a series of concerts, including Pussy Riot and Massive Attack.

Pero esta vez hablamos de su ultimo proyecto que se inaugura hoy en North Somerset, Reino Unido. Se trata de un parque distópico llamado Dismaland, dirigido a aquellos que buscan una alternativa mas “real” a la salida familiar. El parque ofrece 18 atracciones como una versión de las ruinas del castillo de la Cenicienta y una escultura de una mujer siendo atacada por aves. El parque también muestra el arte de 50 otros artistas entre ellos los conocidos Damien HirstDavid Shrigley, Jenny Holzer, y Mike Ross.  Dismaland también será anfitrión de una serie de conciertos incluyendo a Pussy Riot y Massive Attack. 

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