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Dear Viewer,

Since 2014, I have been live-streaming and recording 4-hour videos to YouTube of myself sitting and smiling. I also make other performance art, music, and visual art. I currently monetize the Sitting and Smiling videos in order to make a little bit of income to support my practice, but I don't like exposing viewers to ads, and would much prefer to go ad-free. If I reach my goal of $300 a month, I will make Sitting and Smiling ad-free. 

I reward patrons with new and previously unreleased music, videos, and visual art. At the higher pledge levels, I skype with patrons, who can pick my brain about whatever they're curious about, and I also give guidance and feedback to other musicians and artists. Any pledge is hugely appreciated, even as little as $2 a month, and even if you only want to try it for one month. 

Wishing all the best to you,
-Benjamin Bennett
Tiers
Become A Patron
$2 or more per month
Join the community of patrons and receive my regular updates/blog posts. I'll also post new videos that are available to the public, but you might not otherwise know about them or be able to find them. These are often videos of live performances that someone else recorded.
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Blog posts (about monthly)
  • Links to public videos
New and Unreleased Work
$5 or more per month
At this level, I post new and unreleased music, video, and artwork. It's content that may be released to the public later on, but sometimes it stays exclusive to Patrons.
Includes:
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Blog Posts (about monthly)
  • Patron-only content feed or new and unreleased work
Behind the Scenes + HQ Downloads
$20 or more per month
In addition to all previous rewards, I will post monthly (sometimes more) exclusive videos that may include full performances, practice/work-in-progress/behind-the-scenes videos, the occasional live-stream, and lectures/discussions. You will also get free high-quality downloads of all new music albums, three previous albums, and high-quality downloads of any videos I post (upon request).
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Patron-only content feed
  • High-quality downloads of all new music albums
  • High-quality video downloads
  • Three free downloads of previous albums
  • Monthly exclusive videos
Monthly One-on-One Video Chat
$50 or more per month
 Every month I will video chat with you for about 20 minutes via Skype, Google Hangouts, or phone (whichever you prefer). You can ask me anything at all - including questions about my life and work, your life and work, meditation, art, music, health, money, foraging, etc. 
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • High-quality downloads of all new music albums
  • High-quality video downloads
  • Three free downloads of previous music albums
  • Monthly patron-only livestream
  • Access to patron-only content
  • Monthly one-on-one video call
Individualized Work/Guidance/Feedback
$100 or more per month
This is a little bit like the $50 tier, but more in-depth. We can skype weekly, and determine what you want to get out of the interaction. In the past, musicians and artists have used this tier to receive guidance and feedback on their artistic practice. Whether an artist or not, you can pick my brain about art, music, life, meditation, health, money, foraging, etc., and I can offer whatever experience/knowledge/wisdom I might have, and can recommend certain practices, books, art, music, etc. for you to check out. Some people pledge at this tier intermittently, as their budget allows.
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Patron-only content feed
  • High-quality downloads of all new music albums
  • High-quality video downloads
  • Three free downloads of previous music albums
  • Monthly patron-only livestream
  • Access to patron-only content
  • Monthly one-on-one video call
  • Individualized work/guidance/feedback
Goals
45% complete
Sitting and Smiling goes ad-free.
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Dear Viewer,

Since 2014, I have been live-streaming and recording 4-hour videos to YouTube of myself sitting and smiling. I also make other performance art, music, and visual art. I currently monetize the Sitting and Smiling videos in order to make a little bit of income to support my practice, but I don't like exposing viewers to ads, and would much prefer to go ad-free. If I reach my goal of $300 a month, I will make Sitting and Smiling ad-free. 

I reward patrons with new and previously unreleased music, videos, and visual art. At the higher pledge levels, I skype with patrons, who can pick my brain about whatever they're curious about, and I also give guidance and feedback to other musicians and artists. Any pledge is hugely appreciated, even as little as $2 a month, and even if you only want to try it for one month. 

Wishing all the best to you,
-Benjamin Bennett

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Tiers
Become A Patron
$2 or more per month
Join the community of patrons and receive my regular updates/blog posts. I'll also post new videos that are available to the public, but you might not otherwise know about them or be able to find them. These are often videos of live performances that someone else recorded.
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Blog posts (about monthly)
  • Links to public videos
New and Unreleased Work
$5 or more per month
At this level, I post new and unreleased music, video, and artwork. It's content that may be released to the public later on, but sometimes it stays exclusive to Patrons.
Includes:
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Blog Posts (about monthly)
  • Patron-only content feed or new and unreleased work
Behind the Scenes + HQ Downloads
$20 or more per month
In addition to all previous rewards, I will post monthly (sometimes more) exclusive videos that may include full performances, practice/work-in-progress/behind-the-scenes videos, the occasional live-stream, and lectures/discussions. You will also get free high-quality downloads of all new music albums, three previous albums, and high-quality downloads of any videos I post (upon request).
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Patron-only content feed
  • High-quality downloads of all new music albums
  • High-quality video downloads
  • Three free downloads of previous albums
  • Monthly exclusive videos
Monthly One-on-One Video Chat
$50 or more per month
 Every month I will video chat with you for about 20 minutes via Skype, Google Hangouts, or phone (whichever you prefer). You can ask me anything at all - including questions about my life and work, your life and work, meditation, art, music, health, money, foraging, etc. 
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • High-quality downloads of all new music albums
  • High-quality video downloads
  • Three free downloads of previous music albums
  • Monthly patron-only livestream
  • Access to patron-only content
  • Monthly one-on-one video call
Individualized Work/Guidance/Feedback
$100 or more per month
This is a little bit like the $50 tier, but more in-depth. We can skype weekly, and determine what you want to get out of the interaction. In the past, musicians and artists have used this tier to receive guidance and feedback on their artistic practice. Whether an artist or not, you can pick my brain about art, music, life, meditation, health, money, foraging, etc., and I can offer whatever experience/knowledge/wisdom I might have, and can recommend certain practices, books, art, music, etc. for you to check out. Some people pledge at this tier intermittently, as their budget allows.
Includes
  • Connect with other patrons
  • Patron-only content feed
  • High-quality downloads of all new music albums
  • High-quality video downloads
  • Three free downloads of previous music albums
  • Monthly patron-only livestream
  • Access to patron-only content
  • Monthly one-on-one video call
  • Individualized work/guidance/feedback