The World Expo center in Dalian, China was the site of the Summer Davos. The rooms built upstairs were all named after Swiss cities as a nod to the World Economic Forum's roots and history.
My rehearsal in the Betazone room-- the day before the "Unlocking Creativity" panel. The walls of this room are made of glass so even attendees who are not registered for the session can watch it from outside as it goes on.
Navi Radjou was a superb moderator for the Unlocking Creativity panel. Here he's asking me about the symphony model vs the jazz band model, and how that applies to business. Navi is the Executive Director of the Centre for India & Global Business at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge.
"Footsteps in the Snow" - from the series that I showed in Davos this past January.
"UP!" for the first zero-gravity art exhibition - a conceptual piece flown to the International Space Station
My Solo Session - playing an original composition on my flute. Photo is by Ms. Zhan an Ling, who has an amazing artistic eye.
My Solo Session in the Geneva Room - Slide is a detail from my painting "Kelp Harvest Dalian." Photo is by Ms. Zhan an Ling.
With Jiao Zhang and Yapin Yue - young translators at the Summer Davos. I was touched to receive email messages from many of the young people helping with the conference, who are interested in art and culture.
At Japan night with Mitsubishi Chairman of the Board Yorihiko Kojima whom I had met in Davos earlier this year. He gave a great speech about Japan's past, present and future.
Ballet performance at the Cultural Soiree. Traditional music, puppet and calligraphy performances followed
Prof. Klaus Schwab gives a speech at Japan Night - Towards Creative Reconstruction, and welcomes students who suffered tragic losses of their family members in the Tohoku earthquake.
With Adrian David Cheok, Director of the Mixed Reality Lab, National University of Singapore. He talked about his digital taste interface and human PacMan projects.
Translation at all sessions of the Summer Davos
Channel 1: English. Channel 2: Chinese. Channel 3: Japanese.