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Run the Jewels and Pussy Riot are coming to Banksy's 'Dismaland'

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Street artist Banksy has gone far beyond graffiti this time, setting up Dismaland, an entire Disneyland parody art installation, in the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England. (No, this isn’t just a riff on that Bojack Horseman episode where Todd builds his own Disneyland.) Dismaland is real, complete with dour security guards, rainy skies, and terrifying parodies of famous Disneyland attractions.

Starting with the exhibit’s opening on Friday, Aug. 28, every Friday night during the five-week run will also feature a musical performance, according to the Huffington Post. Announced performers include hip-hop duo Run the Jewels, Russian rockers Pussy Riot, Savages, and Massive Attack.

Like much of Banksy’s work, Disamaland carries a political edge (one attraction will be a “boat pond full of asylum seekers,” HuffPost reports), so these musicians should fit right in. Run the Jewels often rap about politics and revolutions, while several members of Pussy Riot famously spent months in Russian prison.

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