A tragic scene has unfolded in the park's centerpiece,Cinderella's deteriorating castle. A mangled Cinderella droops over an upside-down carriage as two birds tie the ribbons on her dress. To the left, two horses lie tangled in the crash's aftermath. To the right, photographers flash their cameras.
While many of the other sculptures in the exhibition seem to present humans and animals against each other, one as the oppressor and the other as the oppressed, this devastating scene shows humans and animals together, united in death at the hands of a destructive society.
In "Dismaland," Banksy focuses on some the darkest aspects of humanity - our selfishness and lack of compassion to other living things. At times, these can be difficult and painful characteristics to see in ourselves. However, if we have any hope to change our ways and end the horrors which take place in our world, we must first recognize them.
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