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Seeing beyond the Seen: Photography as Zen Practice

with Peter Cunningham and Hozan Alan Senauke
July 9-12, 2012 (Monday-Thursday)

$240 ($204/Member)

Everyone welcome.

A professional photographer and a Zen teacher team with the class to explore the unknown.

Let’s experiment with what it means to use the visual world as a way of practicing the Zen principles of Not Knowing, Bearing Witness, and Loving Action. So called “Zen photographers” are often imagined as moving slowly, contemplatively through time and space but, as with sitting meditation, time and space can become elastic. Such a photographer might look to the outsider more like a dancer than a stone statue!