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IMPERMANENCE VS. PERMANENCE HEALING ART

Akihiko Izukura and Ines Sun

December 2-8, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, December 2, 6-8 PM



16 Minute Silent Retreat

This silent retreat is an interactive and participatory movement art. It requieres both artist and participant This silent retreat is an interactive and participatory movement art. It requires both artist and participant to experience the dynamic of the body and mind. Human's five senses become sharpened in the silence during 16 minutes of non-verbal communication. At this particular time, one could use this method daily to block the noise, and discover the permanent true self beyond the physical body. This ceremonial 16 minutes incorporates tea making, drinking and Chinese calligraphy practice, is set in a hand woven silk tea hut, which resembles a silk cocoon.

The retreat is open for individuals during the gallery hour. Please note that all participants are required to dress in neat and comfortable clothes and a pair of clean socks for sitting low on a cushion, wear no perfume and bear no oversized accessories. Come as light as you could be.




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