If Salvador Dali and Dr. Seuss had a child born out of wedlock, it would have been conceived at Bestival. On the Toronto Islands, a nature sanctuary and nude beach completely estranged from the jagged city skyline gathers an annual festival of freedom. After the success of Bestival in the UK, Rob da Bank decided that an island that stands as such an oxymoron to city life, while still being so close to it would be the perfect place to expand the sublime mandate of Bestival.
The Plaid Zebra was there to capture the surreality on camera. It’s the only proof that the entire experience wasn’t a two-day hallucination.