By Philip Cosores
Whether it was the underwater universe of The Life Aquatic or the prep school of Rushmore, movie director Wes Anderson’s quaint visual imagery and Devo‘s Mark Mothersbaugh’s complimentary sonic textures have been a match made in heaven, resulting in some unforgettable cinematic moments of genius, with each benefiting from the other side’s creativity.
So it is with much anticipation and a great hope that it is not a joke that news can be shared that Anderson and Mothersbaugh want to make a theme park. Like, with roller coasters and junk (via CoS).
“I hope to soon secure the means to commission the construction of an important and sizable theme park to be conceived and designed entirely by Mark Mothersbaugh,” Anderson says in the foreword of Mothersbaugh’s new book of visual art, Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia. “For 40 years he has set about creating a body of work which amounts to his own Magic Kingdom, where the visitor is amused and frightened, often simultaneously.”