Arts Committee Breakfast  

Breakfast #6

Marty Gross

Director/ Producer, Mingei Film Archive

上海快三October 31, 2019

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191119_071 Kevin Rudd
Asia Society Japan Center was delighted to host a lunch meeting with guest speaker His Honorable Kevin Rudd, currently the President of Asia Society Policy Institute.
191119_002 Yuriko Koike
Gov. Yuriko Koike | Asia Game Changers Award Presentation
191031_Marty Gross - Mingei Archives
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.
191018_084 Ken Ruoff
Asia Society Japan Center is delighted to welcome Professor Kenneth J. Ruoff, professor of modern history of Japan and Director of the Center for Japanese Studies at Portland State University.
191005 Enoura Observatory
A group led by the Arts Committee experience Hiroshi Sugimoto’s, Enoura Observatory and a special program by the world renown contemporary artist, Tino Sehgal's site specific work in Odawara.
190917_Alex Moazed
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.
190802_Evan Wolfson
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.
Wendy Cutler - Portrait
“Stormy Forecast for Asia-Pacific Trade” Ms. Cutler provided us with her insights surrounding trade and security policies in the current climate on what's to happen in the region.
Yoseph Ayele
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.
190701_Naoto Fukasawa
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.
Kent Calder with banner
Prof. Calder discusses the concepts at work in transforming Eurasia: connectivity, geo-economics, technology.
190517 David Atkinson
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.
Art Panel Discussion
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 Shii
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
Asia Innovation Caravan 190320 Luncheon
Asia Society Japan Center Founding Members welcomes the Asia Society Global Trustees to International House of Japan during the Japan leg of Asia Innovation Caravan.
Jamie Metzl
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.
Fumio Nanjo
Mr. Fumio Nanjo, Director of Mori Art Museum kicked off the first Art Committee breakfast roundtable of 2019 to discuss his holistic views of the current trends in the Asia Art world.
Professor Masaaki Shirakawa
“Challenges to Central Banking - Personal Reflections from a former-Bank of Japan Governor”
 Wendy Cutler
What is the pathway for global trade negotiations; US-China disputes and US-Japan trade talk negotiations.
Prof. Tomohiko Taniguchi
“An Observer on the 4th Floor: My own thoughts about Shinzo Abe”
Asia Society Japan opening
Asia Society celebrates the official opening of its Tokyo-based Japan Center with a reception and timely discussions.
International House of Japan Chairman Akashi Yasushi; Asia Society Trustee Charles Rockefeller; and Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski.
The partnership will involve collaboration in terms of programming, and office space for a first-ever Asia Society center in Japan.

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29 Jan 2020
8:30 - 10 a.m.
To kick off 2020, we are honored to invite, Governor, Yuriko Koike to the ASPST breakfast.   Elected as the first female governor of Tokyo in 2016 and some said, it was less shattering a glass ceiling – it was breaking an iron plate.