Restoring the Soul with Michael John Cusick

Episode 193 - Mako & Haejin Shim Fujimura, "Kintsugi Reflects Life"

September 10, 2021
Restoring the Soul with Michael John Cusick
Episode 193 - Mako & Haejin Shim Fujimura, "Kintsugi Reflects Life"
Show Notes

Risk-taking can lead to restoration only if it’s motivated by love.” - Haejin Shim Fujimura

On this edition of Restoring the Soul, Michael welcomes Mako & Haejin Shim Fujimura. Today, they will discuss a number of topics ranging from trauma, 9/11, Kintsugi, the Covid-19 pandemic, and Human trafficking.

Mako is a leading contemporary artist whose process-driven, refractive “slow art” has been described by David Brooks of the New York Times as “a small rebellion against the quickening of time”. He is also an arts advocate, writer, and speaker who is recognized worldwide as a cultural influencer. A Presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts from 2003-2009, Fujimura served as an international advocate for the arts, speaking with decision-makers and advising governmental policies on the arts.

Married to Mako, Haejin is an international attorney and CEO of Embers International. She also serves as the President of Kintsugi Academy. Her life mission is to bringing light into the darkness and help others being remade in order for them to recover.


HELPFUL RESOURCES:
http://www.embersinternational.org/
https://kintsugiacademy.be/en/

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