The Sun is Always Shining
Each month, we show you a short film that’s moved us beyond the day – meaningful stories that inspire us to pause, think and feel.
Western psychology tells us that we’re not born with a sense of self; it’s constructed. Scientific research has gone on to say that all human experience – sight, sound and time – is constructed too.
Harvard clinical psychologist and Tibetan Buddhist scholar Dr Daniel Brown discusses the nature of awareness and self. Meanwhile, visual artist Claudia Biçen uses a series of ink-and-pencil portraits of the psychologist to construct his self and let him disappear.
Learn more about Claudia Biçen here.
“That’s what the mind does: it constructs.”Dr Daniel Brown
Ink and pencil drawings and animation by Claudia Biçen. Music played by Marcus Ostermiller.