November 09, 2005 by Makoto Fujimura | All Writings | Comments
A Valentine’s Day Card from 1987. The year before we had Ty. This card proved prophetic…we ended up with the same number of chil

144 Most people assume that Japanese people are homogeneous. But the early history of Japan tells us that Nara, then the capital of Japan, was the end point of the Silk Road, and was as diverse as Queens is today.

145 I am deeply grateful for Professor Robert Love Taylor who introduced Flannery O’Connor to me, a student who could barely write English at the time I arrived at Bucknell. Bubble or not, this starting point of my journey into the world of literature and art has let me to a deep well of creativity and expression.

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Makoto Fujimura is an internationally-renowned artist, arts advocate, writer and speaker. He founded International Arts Movement in 1991, and Fujimura Institute in 2011.