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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 1:29 am    Post subject: Banksy's Dismaland ( Y Repwblic y Tristirion ? ) Reply with quote

( I am very pleased with my Welsh dwbblyntondre there - " Trist + tirion " ... not so sure of my grammar though ... tir = land, territory, domain but also turf, soil, muck ... tirion = ( a ) an archaic sort of plural of ' tir ' ( b ) a whole bunch of associations like mild, pleasant, agreeable, pleasant, amiable ... and of course ' dismal ' can be translated as ' trist ' which can carry a gloomy sense e.g. " Yr Wyddfor Drist " - " The Dismal Science " - which is Economics, very much I think the underlying theme of Banksy's Dismaland which opened over in Weston Super Mare, the pleasant but much troubled and large English seaside resort on the coast opposite Cardiff : it has well-kept millionaires' mansions set along its wooded slopes, but hidden out of sight beyond the railway lines are ill-kept council flats for a massive population of welfare dependents ... on the sea-front is the once immensely popular open-air swimming pool, a lido built on the broad sandy beach for a variety of reasons which was written off years ago and left as a rotting eyesore until ...

BANKSYFILM - Dismaland
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2NG-MgHqEk

Dismaland : Inside Banksy’s dystopian playground - C4E NEWS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adYwOveTK88

Rushmore Films - Welcome to Dismaland
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA0HmmnA0jw

There is an American casual commentator here ... I think that this is just cultural clubbing or is it ... a misunderstanding ?

Free Radio Revolution ULTIMATE - DISMALAND: YOUR NEW WORLD ORDER THEME PARK ! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JifIL6YAT54

DISMALAND BY NIGHT Bastion Radio - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTvtZvFiDDs

Dismaland: Así es el parque temático de Banksy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVUJ6G3H6ao

DISMALAND - El PARQUE TEMATICO DE BANKSY - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-xzycPgXrE

‘Dismaland’, el parque temático más siniestro obra del grafitero Bansky - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JiMJx-zpps

Dismaland ~ el parque temático de Banksy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siNm1X6J5DE

Banksy abre parque temático 'Dismaland', parodia de Disneyland - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ksqdc6MNuw

Apre Dismaland, il parco giochi di Banksy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWdaygG8L-o

My day @ Dismaland - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpZR0HtouUg

Dismaland Andreas Hykade - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj3NAs4M0Zw ... THIS ONE IS NOT DISMAL ...

There will probably be even more ... commentary is probably useless, but comparing the contrasting reactions and portrayals is interesting ...
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