Dr Andrew Tate has recorded a conversation with contemporary artist, writer, and speaker Makoto Fujimura about the original piece he has created in honor of the 30-year anniversary of Coupland’s Generation X. Find out more about this piece here.

The interview will premiere on YouTube on Friday 23 April, 2:15-3:15pm BST (London).

Check the time in your time zone here.

OPEN TO ALL – You’ll be able to watch and chat live with other viewers even if you didn’t manage to secure your ticket for the conference.

Makoto Fujimura is a contemporary artist, writer, and speaker. Educated in the US and Japan, his work is a fusion of abstract expressionism and traditional Japanese Nihonga painting. Fujimura’s art has been featured widely in galleries around the world, including the permanent collections of The Museum of Contemporary Arts in Tokyo, the Huntington Library, and Tikotin Museum in Israel. A Presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts from 2003-2009, he served as an international advocate for the arts, speaking with decision makers and advising governmental policies on the arts. In 1992, Fujimura founded the International Arts Movement. His books include Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art, and CultureSilence and Beauty: Hidden Faith Born of SufferingCulture Care: Reconnecting With Beauty for Our Common Life; and the forthcoming Art & Faith: A Theology of Making.