when things fall apart – “Art & Meditation” Class Exhibition – 12.2.15 – 12.11.15

when things fall apart

Art & Mediation Class Exhibition

Tara Baghdassarian – Zuni Cheong-Torres – Paige Davis
Grecia Dedios – Maxwell Delzer – Sara Emsaki
Eric Fu – Michelle Galemmo – Noelle Guarin
Yuheng Huang – Ozzie Juarez – Hannah Laher
Alicia Lemus – Gordon Lewis – Maggie Lu
Josiah Mackey – Sosun Park – Katie Revilla
Shirin Towfiq – Weilin Wang

Wednesday, December 2nd – Friday, December 11th, 2015
Opening Reception: 4 – 7pm Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Worth Ryder Art Gallery, 116 Kroeber Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 12 – 5 pm
Free, Accessible, and Open to the Public

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Meditation is arguably the most ancient, powerful, yet simple spiritual practice in the world. It is known in various forms in nearly all eras and cultures, and plays a part in most religious traditions.

Art & Meditation examines how meditation can affect art both in terms of practice and content. Artworks displayed in both the Kroeber Hall  Department of Art Practice Lobby and Worth Ryder Art Gallery investigate concepts driven by our understanding of visual art done in contemplative practice.

As an exploration of their own meditative and creative practices, students created work in the form of healing scrolls, prayer beads, collaborative drawings inspired by artist Emma Kunz, and sculptural birds based on Conference of the Birds by Sufi poet Attar.

Art & Meditation (Art 164)  is taught by Professor Katherine Sherwood and Professor Azin Seraj.

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