On a warm September afternoon in the Hacienda courtyard, sophomores in the World Societies class meditated under the guidance of Buddhist nun Ayya Dhammadhir. While crickets chirped, the fountain gurgled and a brisk wind blew through the trees, students closed their eyes while Dhammadhir guided them to pay full attention to their bodies as they meditated.
Borderland, a solo photography exhibit by arts faculty C M Hutchinson, is currently showing in the Bedford Gallery in the Tutt Visual Arts Center (Art Barn). Hutchinson is a practicing fine art photographer who has been teaching photography and film for eight years. This is his second year at Fountain Valley School.