Saturday, February 18, 2012

Filmmaker James Benning at MAK Center

A book launch for 
"(FC) Two Cabins by JB"
A publication on the recent work of filmmaker 
James Benning

Tuesday, February 21, 2012  6:30-8:30 PM
Conversation at 7 PM sharp

MAK Center
at the Schindler House
835 N. Kings Road
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Suggested donation of $7
Free for Friends of the MAK Center

Please join the MAK Center and A.R.T. Press on Tuesday, February 21 at the Schindler House to celebrate the launch of (FC) Two Cabins by JB, a project-based publication that documents and analyzes a recent body of work by critically acclaimed filmmaker James Benning, edited by Julie Ault.

Benning reconstructed Henry David Thoreau's and Ted Kaczynski's iconic cabins, and uses these structures to reflect on utopian and dystopian versions of social isolation, practices of dissent, nonprescriptive ways of living, and the politics of solitude. The book includes photography by Benning, essays by Ault, Benning, and Dick Hebdige, and extracts from both Thoreau's and Kaczynski's writings.

A conversation with Julie Ault, James Benning, and Dick Hebdige will begin at 7 PM.

For more information about (FC) Two Cabins by JB please visit

About A.R.T. Press
A.R.T. Press is the publishing arm of Art Resources Transfer, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing access to the arts through publishing and the free distribution of books to public libraries and schools in underserved communities nationwide (D.U.C. Library Program).

The MAK Center for Art & Architecture at the Schindler House is located at 835 N. Kings Road in West Hollywood. Public hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 11 AM-6 PM. Regular admission is $7/$17 with the guidebook, Schindler By MAK; students and seniors, $6/$16 with book; free for Friends of the MAK Center and on Fridays, 4-6 PM. Parking is available at the public structure at the northeast corner of Kings Road and Santa Monica Boulevard.

For further information, please visit or call (323) 651-1510

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