Bennett Williamson
Bennett Williamson

Bennett Williamson was born in Boston and lives in Santa Cruz. As an artist, DJ, and project manager, he produces work in galleries, on the radio, and online. His artwork explores vernacular media, information glut, and the influence of technology on popular culture. He is a founding member of the internet ‘surf club’ Double Happiness, an early collaborator with the Graffiti Research Lab, and contributor at the Free Art & Technology (F.A.T.) Lab. His work has been shown in Los Angeles, New York, London, and Berlin.

Recent Articles
Cliff Hengst's Semi-Fictionalized, Drag Double-Decker Bus Tour
Cliff Hengst's Semi-Fictionalized, Drag Double-Decker Bus Tour
Artist Cliff Hengst embarked from The Beverly Hilton to perform "It's Not Right But It's OK," perhaps the first ever historic autobiographical semi-fictionalized disembodied drag double decker bus tour.
The HafoSafo Chorus and the Sunset Foot Clinic Sign Online
The HafoSafo Chorus and the Sunset Foot Clinic Sign Online
Machine Project leads a singalong underneath the spinning "Happy Foot/Sad Foot" sign on Sunset Blvd.
Jacqueline Gordon's L.A. Food Center Soundscapes
Jacqueline Gordon's L.A. Food Center Soundscapes
"Everyone Will Be Here Now But Me" is an immersive sound installation where the public explores endless hallways, windowless offices, and stairwells of a mixed-use building.
17 Weird Pool Performances Your Swim Coach Doesn't Want You To Know About
17 Weird Pool Performances Your Swim Coach Doesn't Want You To Know About
In "Wash," an audience was encouraged to swim and explore an underwater viewing room over the course of a slowly shifting three-hour pool performance.
Jmy James Kidd and the Sunland Dancers on Flat Top Hill
Jmy James Kidd and the Sunland Dancers on Flat Top Hill
Choreographer Jmy James Kidd's group, The Sunland Dancers, performed "Welcome," on Montecito Heights' Flat Top Hill at sunset in June 2013.
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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

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Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

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Literature

Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

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Multi-Disciplinary

Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

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Music

A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

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Performance

Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.


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