On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions of meaning with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers - some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives.
The philosopher Simone Weil defined prayer as "absolutely unmixed attention." The artist Ann Hamilton embodies this notion in her sweeping works of art that bring all the senses together. She uses her hands to create installations that are both visually astounding and surprisingly intimate, and meet a longing many of us share, as she puts it, to be alone together.