Arts Committee was delighted to have Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic, award winning multi-disciplinary artist and creative director to kick off 2020. Lex will take us through his evolution as an artist and his art form connecting east & west.
The Mingei Film Archive is an ongoing project to restore, enhance and preserve films and recordings of the Mingei Movement. Mr. Gross has footages featuring, the renowned potters, Bernard Leach, Minagawa Masu, and Hamada Shoji.
There are 2 competing visions for the future of Asia, China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the west’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP). We will explored these issues with experts seeking to promote peace and prosperity for the region.
Alex Moazed, CEO & Founder of Applico, author of "Modern Monopolies" and 2019 Asia 21 fellow took the us through how modern successful platform business' use infrastructure and techniques to build a tech platform.
A lawyer and a campaigner for equal marriage rights in the US. Evan Wolfson founded and was the President of Freedom to Marry, the campaign that won marriage in the US, architect of the movement that led to nationwide victory in 2015.
Mr. Ayele introduced the concept of the Global Impact Visa and how it was inspired and designed. In-depth discussions following his comments covered a broad range of issues regarding the program design and its significance globally.
Mr. Fukazawa introduced the concept of Mingei, referring to its distinction from Kogei, and discussed Mingei’s influence on modern design. Participants discussed about the boundaries among Mingei, Kogei, industrial design and minimalism.
Japan is facing the largest decline in working population in the developed world. No major country has faced such a decline since the Black Death. Mr. Atkinson discussed what this mean for the Japanese economy, and if there's any hope.
In an effort to build a new discussion platform for arts, the Arts Committee bring to you a panel discussion led by Chris Wells, co-chair of the Arts Committee to understand what challenges young artists today are facing to making it.
Taihei is your modern day renaissance man, an artist and entrepreneur. He set up Startbahn and launched a blockchain product for the art market in April. With the product launched he will take us on a journey (discussion) on how blockchain
Jamie Metzl is the leading technology futurist and geopolitical expert and a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council. Jamie spoke at the March Policy Salon round-table about geopolitics in Asia and the technological frontier.