Shiori Ito, cited as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2020 and 2019 Asia 21 Young Leader joined us to share her experiences of the #MeToo movement and her work as a documentary filmmaker.
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.
Thanks to our friends at A&E, we had our first screening event, "Tokyo Legacy" before it was aired on History Channel from December 20. Program was introduced by A+E Networks Japan, General Manager, John Flanagan.
Emerging from the margins to starring in the mainstream, certain heroes arising from these cultural communities have proudly and gracefully represented this collective hyphenated identity of what it means to be “Asian American”.