Miksang Metropolis Perceived (Online)

with John McQuade

July 14th—September 15th

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  • $130.00 Program Price
  • Pay What You Are Able
Room: Online

Many of us live in an urban environment whether a town, city or metropolis. These are complex visual manifestations that can seem both overwhelming and exciting.

This course explores these urban settings in a direct perception way that transforms them into vivid visual displays. These urban visual energies become contemplative art zones.

Also the course considers the popular photographic theme of Street Photography: the spontaneous and candid register of people in their daily street life dramas.

Here we rework Street Photography in a contemplative way. Rather than a standard documentary study approach we give emphasis to the intimacy and art of street life. We include a consideration of some prominent Street Photographers such as Cartier-Bresson, Saul Lieter and Lee Friedlander.

The course proceeds through teachings, assignments and image reviews. No previous photographic experience required. You need a digital camera. ( a smart phone camera works.)

A great way to enjoy Summer in the City.


You can learn more about Miksang practice HERE.

Please note: Our generosity policy applies at all times. If your financial situation is tight, especially in the current economic context, the question of money should not keep you from registering. Please pay what you are able.