Before his departure, British Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Paul Madden CMG joined Asia Society 's first Ambassadors' Circle of the year. Here, he reflected on his time in Japan during his illustrious diplomatic career.
In this period of COVID-19 we’ve seen the power of arts, humanities, and culture in bringing communities together to fight this crisis. Joined from HK-Shanghai-Tokyo, online and in person, we discussed how corporates are utilizing art.
Kenryou Gu discussed about his works and evolution as an artist in a discussion titled, “We May Never Understand Art”. In a year without travel, he talked about how he got here and where he is headed as a young artist.
We welcome H.E. Ina Lepel, Ambassador of Germany to the Ambassadors' Circle this March. Presentation is titled, “Germany’s New Policy Priorities and Goals for the Indo Pacific – New Impulses for German-Japanese Partnerships".
In this session, we will think about how we can make society inclusive and kind for all, including LGBTQ groups and anyone feeling a lack of empowerment with two leading LGBTQ activists in Asia: Jennifer Lu and Fumino Sugiyama.
Art for Breakfast is delighted to invite Noriko Kashiwagi, Director of ART PLATFORM TOKYO. The discussion is titled, “ART WORLD IN TOKYO THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS – Unique Challenges and Prospects of Local Artists”.