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.
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.
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. 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.