tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE's Reviews > Ring piece: The journal of a twelve hour silent meditation
Ring piece: The journal of a twelve hour silent meditation
"Ring Piece, an action/non-action meditation, went on continuously for twelve hours on November 19th, 1971, from noon to midnight, the duration of the 8th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival." & I was there! W/ my friend Pat Brown? I wd've been 18 at the time, Pat was either 17 or 18. I remember vaguely knowing who Hendricks was & being impressed by his sitting silently on a pile of dirt. His action/non-action stood out precisely b/c of its stillness in relation to the massive activity that reigned elsewhere in the Regiment Armory at 25th St & Lexington where the Festival occurred. Alotof his diary from this is about people trying to get his attn, trying to break his meditation.
Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Ring piece.Sign In »