|DIZNI Exhibition: Dysfunctional Irate Zany Neurotic Individuals|
Showcasing coquettish and controversial painted cartoon characters - popular images will be be stripped from the constraints of reality and their cultural significance, known for generations.
DIZNI features new interpretations by Alec Monopoly, Ron English, Tee Wat, Speedy Graphito, Andy Seize, Jason Busk, Dotmaster, Dom Pattinson, Milo, Nuno Raminhos, Menghu Chen, Eyesaw, Gregory Siff, DDS, Inkfetish, Leeks, Carleen de Sozer, Dom Pattinson, Valery Pannetier, Matt Keeling, Redlock and Graham Smith.
When we think of children's stories, two entirely different kinds of tale come to mind. Disney publishes beautiful tales with kind fairies who grant wishes and sprinkle fairy dust. These stories stem from the Victorian period, an era when the Grimm brothers’ tales were sanitised.
Tales by the Grimm brothers or Hans Christian Andersen where the storyline is dark, gruesome, a little bloodthirsty, and the fairies are naughty little bastards who might attempt to steal your children are more riveting. Graffik Gallery finds the latter so compelling that it has organised the DIZNI exhibition.
DIZNI will be looking to be re-homed and need a caring foster family who will help them live happily ever after.
At the Graffik Gallery”. D.I.Z.N.I. will be trespassing from 17 May – 3 June.
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