Nico Cary

Venice, CA | Dharma and Medicine Path Practitioner, Poet, Interdisciplinary Artist, Mindfulness Teacher

Nico Cary is a writer, interdisciplinary artist, and mindfulness teacher. He received his BA from UC Berkeley’s Interdisciplinary Studies Field School, specializing in decolonial art practices. From writing and performing in a theater piece on water politics that featured at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans to developing an immersive multimedia piece for the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Nico is truly a cross-platform artist.

While engaged in a deeply fulfilling artistic career, Nico also proudly serves as a mindfulness facilitator for InsightLA. He is interested in the many different vocabularies of healing and the holding capacity of mindfulness, particularly as it relates to embodied activism and creative ecosystems.

Area of Inquiry:

How do we ritualize knowing that we will never arrive intact, coherent, or full?

What is the story we want to create about living? Can we shift the context or the narrative possibility of what it means to be a human being and how we live?