first_imgWith the return of his iconic cult television show Twin Peaks, to SHOWTIME, the immense cultural presence of the eccentric director and artist David Lynch recently been on the forefront of many fans’ minds. Since his first film Eraserhead, which was released in 1977, David Lynch has been associated with the bizarre and the innovative, winning many fans and critical acclaim for his surreal and otherworldly cinematography. However, Lynch does not stop just at film—last year, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker curated his own immersive festival dubbed the Festival of Disruption, which benefitted The David Lynch Foundation.Flying Lotus Drops Seven New Tracks Including ‘Twin Peaks’ Theme Remix And Collaborations With ThundercatAfter a highly successful and sold-out first year, this year, Lynch’s Festival of Disruption will return from October 14th through 15th. Across the festival’s two days at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, the event will see performances by Bon Iver (as a rare Justin Vernon solo set), Moby, TV On The Radio, Shepard Fairey, The Kills, Sharon van Etten, Laura Marling, and Reggie Watts. The 2nd Annual Festival of Disruption will also feature talks by Kristine McKenna and Ed Ruscha, Bill Pullman, Sheryl Lee, Pete Holmes, and a panel of Twin Peaks collaborators (Duwayne Dunham, Dean Hurley, Johanna Ray, and Gary D’Amico).In addition to the music and talks across the weekend, Festival of Disruption will also feature art exhibits by the filmmaker and curator David Lynch and William Eggleston. There will also be meditation experiences led by Bob Roth and Brian Eno’s Reflection, his ambient music project that creates endless music and is not limited by the time or space constraints of a cassette or CD. The event will also screen Lost Highway, Los Angeles Plays Itself, Don’t Look At Me, and a number of rare Lynch shorts and host a Polaroid photo booth in partnership with Impossible.Famed Director David Lynch Curated A Festival, And The Lineup Is InsaneThe proceeds from the festival will benefit the David Lynch Foundation, an organization that seeks to reduce toxic stress and trauma among certain populations, such as victims of domestic violence, veterans, and underserved urban youth, through the use of Transcendental Meditation. Tickets will go on-sale, Friday, June 2nd, and 9 a.m. (PST) the festival website and AXS ticketing.last_img

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