los angeles: pain management 100

currently on view at 18th street art center is martin durazo's art project pain management 100. this three-month laboratory aims to investigate and expose the connection between the illegal drug trade economy and the 'legal' pharmaceutical drug economy. interestingly, the installation arouses the sensation of the rave and drug culture and challenge society’s desensitized attitude toward the drug phenomenon by inspiring dialogue among the public on a local, national and global level [on until sep 24]. location: 1639 18th street [santa monica]. © 18th street art center / martin durazo - david lee roth [2006]