Why do we need arts and culture today? NON participates in a video interview with Arts Council Tokyo.
In a video interview with the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture: Arts Council Tokyo, NON speaks about her current state of mind, her thoughts and struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, and other topics.
In the interview, NON speaks about Ensembles Tokyo, a participatory music festival directed by Otomo Yoshihide; "Get to the Punchline", a film starring NON which NON also helped to write, direct, and edit; and the film's documentary series "I AM NON" (YouTube Originals).
The interview also features interviews with representative artists and cultural figures in various fields such as Seiko Ito, Ryohei Kondo, Mansai Nomura, and Katsuhiko Hibino (* names in Japanese syllabary order). Please take a look if you have the opportunity.
Seiko Ito, Ryohei Kondo, Mansai Nomura, NON, Katsuhiko Hibino (* names in Japanese syllabary order), Yukari Onoe (narrator)
■Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture: Arts Council Tokyo
Arts Council Tokyo develops a variety of programs to encourage the creation and dissemination of arts and culture and to promote Tokyo as an international city of artistic and cultural attractions.
In order to improve the infrastructure and environment for new artistic and cultural creation, Arts Council Tokyo plays a key role in Tokyo's cultural policies by implementing programs that explore Tokyo's originality and diversity, promoting international cultural exchange, and providing opportunities for promising young people who engage in a variety of artistic and cultural pursuits.