This cultural diplomacy dialogue will highlight the pivotal role of cultural resources in stimulating reflection, enhancing exchanges, engaging difference, and strengthening international relations. The discussion will take place against the backdrop of the current art exhibition, “Lie of the Land: New Australian Landscapes”, featuring new and recent art by twelve contemporary artists.
Featuring François Rivasseau, Deputy Head, European Union Delegation to the United States; Vallejo Gantner, Artistic Director, PS122; and Virginia Shore, Chief Curator and Deputy Director, ART in Embassies/U.S. Department of State. Moderated by Elliot Gerson EVP for Public and Policy Programs, and International Partnerships, the Aspen Institute. Introductory Remarks by the Honorable Kim Beazley The Ambassador of Australia to the United States.