In-depth critical analysis of the forces shaping the Asia-Pacific . . . and the world, illuminating the geopolitics, economics, history, society, culture, international relations and forces for change in the modern and contemporary Asia-Pacific.
Connect. Conspire. Create. Markuz Wernli experiments with situational art in Japan, Korea and beyond where our daily life becomes the catalyst for relationship and co-creation.
Epic journey into the very heart of the Japanese and Chinese calligraphy art, revealing many fascinating secrets that remain hidden due to the language barrier and specific knowledge required to understand them.
Eric Gower creates "remarkably original cuisine that is defined by simplicity, ease, and powerful flavors", and shares the details here
IDRO Japan is a Kyoto-based NPO that provides aid and assistance for immediate post-disaster relief and long-term support through regular relief trips. IDRO is working on areas affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.http://www.idrojapan.org/
The BFF utilizes the powerful medium of cinema to foster appreciation of Buddhist principles: compassion, respect for impermanence, and the interdependent connectivity of our world.
Slow is alternative, sustainable, ecological, local, and happy. Slow means “to connect” between people and people, people and nature, Right and Left, urban and rural. http://slowjapan.wordpress.com/
KJ contributing editor Lauren W. Deutsch set out on the "path of tea" in 1985 and was licensed to teach by Kyoto's Urasenke School of Tea in 1997. She reports here on tea from LA, maintaining connections with Korea as well as Japan.