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Dharma Arts and Dance

Silvery wading pools! Dance! People in the trees!



Queens, New York: center for dharma arts

Buddhism and the arts: From Zen calligraphy


to the compositions of John Cage and Meredith Monk, to the Beasties and Lou Reed, dharma and arts go together like bacon and . . . everything? (Wait a minute, I’m a vegetarian.)


On a recent jaunt to Queens for some lighthearted end-of-summer fun, this IDP member happened on this performance of Susurrus, by Cassie Mey, previously IDP activism co-ordinator, at the FLOAT Festival in Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York, Sunday 30 August 2009.
Enjoy this iPhone snippet!
Susurrus: (verb. to rustle, murmur)
A wading pool dance
Conceived By Danny Johnston and Cassie MeyWith Guest Performer Terry Hempfling



What’s more, the very fabulous Zen garden and museum of world-renowned sculptor Isamu Noguchi is right down the street from Socrates Sculpture Park.  

And lots more fun pix here, courtesy This Week in New York

The Interdependence Project (IDP),creators of this blog, includes many artists and performers in itsmembership and conducts some great arts programs. Check our new website for more info

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Anan E. Maus

posted September 5, 2009 at 11:47 pm

Thanks for bringing up this important aspect of the path!
I think that the arts are often a more clear and direct expression of spirituality than text.
for your enjoyment:
David Zasloff plays the Japanese Shakuhachi Flute

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