The Art of Symbolism in Peace Building


Kya Kim | TED Talks - TRANSCEND Media Service

Oct 30, 2014

[Former TMS Resident Journalist], peace activist and Peace Mask Project team member Kya Kim reminds us of the powerful role of symbolism in creating change towards lasting peace. Kya and her team strive to spark this lasting peace across Japan, China and Korea with the current Peace Mast East Asia Project.


Kimberlye Kowalczyk, former TRANSCEND Media Service Resident Journalist, is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment and director of communication at Peace Mask Project. She has been a lecturer at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, founder of Media for Peacebuilding, and lecturer at Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts. She studied Conflict Transformation at the School for International Training. Kya is originally from Kyoto, Japan.

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