Interdisciplinary Dunhuang - Week 1

“The Human Eye is the eye we all have that can see flowers, the blue sky,
and the white clouds.”
Focal Points
Perfection: Generosity
Medium: Visual Art
Viewpoint: The Human Eye
Sutra: The Lotus Sutra
Cultural Lens: Central Asia in Tang Dynasty China
August 1 - Course Introduction
Activity: Introduction to Dunhuang and Buddhism, view images of Mogao Caves
August 2 - Studio Visit
Guest Lecturer: Gronk, visual artist, co-founder of Asco Chicano artist collective
Activity: Visit Gronk's downtown studio, eat dinner at Grand Central Market's multiethnic food stands