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Planet of the Apes Art Exhibition to Open in London

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Jul 09, 2014 | 9:02am EDT

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes20th Century Fox via Everett Collection

A new underground art installation based on the latest Planet Of The Apes movie is to open in London.

British artist Martin Firrell has created a show called It Ends Here inspired by the themes depicted in new film Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes and the rest of the sci-fi franchise.

The immersive exhibition has been set up in The Vaults beneath London's Waterloo Station, and features a number of creepy scenes, including a scarily dark room, wall chains and slogans such as "abuse begets abuse" and "brutality".

Firrell says of the show, "This work is a response to the whole of the franchise of Planet Of The Apes. The core of Planet Of The Apes is power inversion, so humans become subservient and the apes are in charge... This work is all about power and the abuse of power... I'm hoping that everyone who comes along to this finds it though provoking but also theatrical - it's like walking into a movie."

The free exhibition runs from 10-12 July (14). Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, starring Gary Oldman, is released worldwide this month (Jul14).

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