Photo Exhibit: Critical Issues Facing Asia
Event: Thursday, September 4, 2014
312 Sutter Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Photographer, journalist, and filmmaker
Much has changed in Asia and the world since the founding of The Asia Foundation in 1954. Guided by a vision for a peaceful, just and thriving Asia, we are marking our 60th anniversary with a year-long global conversation on critical issues facing the region today.
As part of the global dialogue, the Foundation has organized a photography exhibition, Critical Issues Facing Asia: Marking 60 Years. The exhibit features 14 international photographers and incredible imagery of the six critical issues the Foundation is actively addressing, including: lack of transparency and accountability in government; persistent poverty and rising income inequality; exclusion of women from political and economic life; ethnic and religious conflict; access to justice and human rights; disaster management, climate change, and water resource management.
The evening features an artist reception and a conversation behind the striking moments with The Asia Foundation photographer Ted Alcorn and Alastair Gee, San Francisco-based correspondent of Monocle, a global magazine on international affairs.
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