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Sharon Salzberg + Josh Melnick

Happy Talk

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
8:00 PM–9:30 PM

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Sharon Salzberg, one of America’s leading insight meditation teachers and author of Real Happiness explores the human condition with artist Josh Melnick. Of his portraits of commuters in transit in The 8 Train exhibition she has written, “The Buddha said that all beings want to be happy. And he said that we are all vulnerable to loss, to change. I sensed the truth of that, watching those unpretentious faces, and felt how close we all actually are, and how close we should rightly feel. I think Josh’s art is deep and true, and transformative. Seeing the exhibit left me contemplating the potential of art to change the way we see ourselves and others. And eager to look around the subway car.”