« If You Depict a Bird, Give It Space to Fly »: On Mind, Meditation, and Art, by Eleanor Rosch, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.
« No Title » by Marcia Tucker, Writer, Lecturer, and Founding Director, The New Museum, New York
« Death is the Mother of Beauty » by Ken McLeod, executive director of Unfettered Mind, a Buddhist teaching and counseling service in Los Angeles, and author of Wake Up to Your Life: Discovering the Buddhist Path of Attention.
« Not Fast Enough: Looking at Engagement » by Suzanne Lacy, artist and faculty at California College of Arts and Crafts, and Founding Director, Center for Art in Public Life, CCAC
« Sip My Ocean: Emptiness as Inspiration » by Mark Epstein, M.D., a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of Thoughts Without a Thinker, Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart, and Going on Being.
Reading as a Buddhist by Linda Bamber, a scholar of English literature and a writer who teaches at Tufts University. Bamber is the author of the influential Comic Women, Tragic Men: Gender and Genre in Shakespeare (Stanford University Press, 1982). She regularly teaches courses that bring an understanding of Buddhism to bear upon the study of literature.
Shaping the Unbounded: One Life, One Art by Kay Larson, a distinguished art critic (New York Magazine 1980-94;
New York Times and other freelance work) who is currently working on a book entitled, Where the Heart Beats: Zen, John Cage, and the Inner Life of Artists. Recent articles in the Times include: « A Humble River Town Acquires the Ambience of Art, » Sept. 1, 2002; « Art Becomes an Instrument to Unearth Buried History, » June 23, 2002, and « To Take Part in the Art, You Sleep With the Artist, » Nov. 5, 2000.
Time and Beauty by Laurie Anderson, artist and musician.