[POSTPONED] Art for Breakfast 2020: Yu TazawaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
March - “Stay in an Art Piece, Support an Artist " How BnA is using hospitality to empower local artistic communities”
The Arts Committee is delighted to invite Mr. Yu Tazawa (“Taz”), Founder and CEO of BnA Co, Ltd. to the March Art for Breakfast. BnA Co., Ltd is an art hotel designer and operator, started up by “Taz” in Koenji, Suginami Ward, Tokyo. They now have properties in Koenji, Akihabara, Kyoto and a new property opening in Nihonbashi (June). It is another unique exploration connecting artist, community and the hospitality industry in Japan. BnA properties and Taz is frequently covered by global media and have attracted artists of all forms to visit/ stay and take an active part in this new form of community. You may have seen clips of the property in the media.
Taz’s presentation is titled, “Stay in an Art Piece, Support an Artist – How BnA is using hospitality to empower local artistic communities”
Yu Tazawa’s BIO:
Yu Tazawa ("Taz") is Founder and CEO of BnA Co., Ltd, an art hotel design and operator startup based in Tokyo that aims to empower artistic communities worldwide. Taz is originally from Kobe, and grew up in 4 different countries: Japan, Catalunya, UK and US. Prior to founding BnA, Taz has worked at the Boston Consulting Group, worked as a Country Manager of Lumos Labs, a cognitive training app company, founded a high-end hair salon business in Jakarta, and built a cognitive behavior therapy app tackling insomnia. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (BSE/MSE) and the United World College of the Atlantic.
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