Banksy to recycle Dismaland in Calais refugee camps

2015-09-28 18:20
Dismaland. (File AP)

Dismaland. (File AP)

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London - Secretive British street artist Banksy plans to recycle materials from his satirical anti-theme park Dismaland in a refugee camp near the French port of Calais.

"Coming soon... Dismaland Calais," said a final message on the website of the pop-up "bemusement park", which closed on Sunday after a five-week run in the British seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare.

"All the timber and fixtures from Dismaland are being sent to the 'jungle' refugee camp near Calais to build shelters," it said.

Dismaland featured a burnt fairytale castle, dozens of artworks and installations by Banksy and other artists, and evening events with DJs, comedians and bands including Russian political rockers Pussy Riot.

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