Artist Sits and Smiles For Hours And Posts The Footage [Video]

Ben Bennett

Meet Ben Bennett, a performance artist who is known for a strange form of art. He sits in front of a camera for hours, still and smiling. He then posts the strange videos to YouTube. Gawker discovered the artist’s videos. They reached out for a comment on why Bennet chose this type of performance, no response yet, probably way too busy smiling. Check it out for yourself, you know if watching a guy smile at you for hours on end is your thing.

Bennet also makes the four-hour smiling sessions available as streams. That’s not weird at all, right?

The entire project can be viewed on the artist’s website, The website isn’t much, just the smiling videos, a donation link and an email address. In case you wanted to know, it’s

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