• “The Architecture of Staged Realities” Examines Disney's Lasting Cultural Impact

    3 days ago - By Hypebeast

    There is a new exhibition at Rotterdam's Het Nieuwe Instituut centered around Walt Disney and his influence on identity and the built environment. Curated by Saskia van Stein , "The Architecture of Staged Realities," seeks to investigate Disney's lasting impact on the worldview of generations of children. It's well-known now that many of Disney's early films were tethered to racism and discrimination. So much so, that the studio itself now recognizes it through unskippable warning prompts that are played before classic films, such as Dumbo (1941) and Peter Pan (1953). View this post on...
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