The Laboratory Arts Collective

THIS WEEKS GUEST CURATOR IS JOHN BENET

CABINET

FILM PRODUCER JOHN BENET

LISTEN

The Torture Never Stops by Frank Zappa

"Frank Zappa - The Torture Never Stops (maybe not but I appreciate what the song says)"

READ

The Atrocity Exhibition by J. G. Ballard

Atrocity Exhibition

Or

crash

Crash also by J. G. Ballard

SEE

Van Eyck

Crucifixion and Resurrection by Van Eyck

"This is a tough one to choose, but whenever I’m at the Met in NY it’s the one pieces of art I always look at each time I go."

WATCH

"Le Mépris", "Contempt" Trailer. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard (1963). Based on the Italian novel "Il Disprezzo" (1954) by Alberto Moravia. With Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Fritz Lang.

EXHIBITION

infinity mirrors

“Infinity Mirrors" by Yayoi Kusama at The Broad, L.A.

"The story behind this show is incredible ( heard on the radio). She is an 88 year old artist that lives in an insane asylum."

OBJECT

"Three pairs of pants that only cost 29.99 each that I got in Palm Desert this weekend at Stein Mart (a local department store.)"

VISIT

Taj Mahal

"If it were someplace I’d been and want to go again: India."

Vietnam

"If it is a place I have never been: Vietnam."

LAUREL CANYON

"If it’s a place I can go any day, the top of my street that has a view from downtown to the ocean."

SURPRISING THING

"That I am personally alive, I mean what’s going on here anyway? How we live without knowing where we come from, or what we are, is mind boggling."

PRODUCER JOHN BENET California Typewriter movie

 

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