Forty-one (41) students and young professionals from 31 ASEM countries have collaborated on this travelling exhibition entitled “Shared Heritage: As We See It”. It showcases photographs and videos presented at the culmination of the 17th ASEF University (AU17) programme in Penang, Malaysia (July 2011). The exhibition highlights the perspectives of AU17 participants on “Cultural Heritage”.
AU17 is a response to the priorities identified by the Culture Ministers of Asia and Europe during the 4th Culture Ministers Meeting (CMM) in Poznan, Poland (2010). “The need to foster awareness of common cultural heritage as a part of youth education” was given special emphasis by the Ministers.
The exhibition covers the following themes:
– Definition of Shared Heritage
– Importance of Shared Heritage
– Examples of Shared Heritage
– Young People and Shared Heritage
The exhibition was presented alongside the 5th Culture Ministers’ Meeting (CMM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (September, 2012). In het first half of 2013, it is scheduled to be shown in Australia and Spain (TBC).