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 inner fields GATHERINGS


In collaboration with renowned artists, musicians and meditation teachers, Inner Fields hosts small but diverse community gatherings in various unique venues across the United States.

These gatherings explore embodied ecological consciousness through deep listening and drawing practices.

All are welcome.



A Still Life and Death Drawing Meditation.

May 10 - June 8, 2019

in collaboration with Stilken Og Strom and curated by Heather Jones

at Prosjektrom Normanns in Stavanger, Norway

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 So you should view this fleeting world;

As a star at dawn, a bubble in a stream,

A flash of lightning in a summer cloud,

A flickering lamp, a phantom, a dream


TRUE NATURE is a month-long installation exploring the true nature of all phenomena: that which is always changing, impermanent and ‘empty’ of a separate self.

Featuring an elaborate arrangement of flowers created by local floral designer Stilken Og Strom, guests are encouraged to visit the installation on multiple occasions to deeply observe and draw the plants as they actively change and decay.

Inner Fields will host a series of 4 guided drawing meditations throughout the opening week. Through reflection, observation and discussion, these drawing practices are less about artistry and more about how we experience change, moment by moment.

Very special thanks to Heather Jones, Stilken Og Strom, Margrethe Aanestad, Elin Melberg, Prosjektrom Normanns and Odd Standard.

All photos of TRUE NATURE by Jan Inge Helga

All photos of TRUE NATURE by Jan Inge Helga

 To receive email invitations to upcoming Inner Fields gatherings, please add your name to our Mailing List (below).

All are welcome to attend any gathering, regardless of faith, background, orientation, physical ability or experience.




IN THE SEED WE HAVE THE UNIVERSE with dancer Leah Mulartrick. Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. February 6, 2016.


AS SPACE IS TO FORM, AS SILENCE IS TO SOUND with musician Shahzad Ismaily. Figure 8 Studios, Brooklyn. October 7, 2018.


LISTENING TO THE MOUNTAIN with musician Jolie Holland. Topanga Canyon, Los Angeles. August 2, 2018.


ART & NATURE RETREAT with meditation teacher Kate Johnson and Qi Gong with Tagan Swao. Red Hill Guesthouse, Pennsylvania. June 1-3, 2018.

Since September 2015

Featured Press: 

New York Times T Magazine: 'A Nature-Inspired Drawing Event - with a Dance Twist' by Ashley Hoffman, Feb. 8, 20


SANGHA. Monthly Meditation Practice.

The Inner Fields Sangha is a small but diverse, multi-lineage group who meet on the first Wednesday of every month (6.30pm-8pm) to practice meditation together. We offer one another encouragement, support and refuge in our personal commitments to living ethical, spiritual lives.

Silent meditation practice is followed by reflection, readings and discussion prompted by a monthly theme or topic. Beginners and guests welcome.

This monthly gathering meets in a private residence in Prospect Heights. Simply Contact Us to join or attend.