Arts & Culture

Asia/Live Performance
Eko Nugroho and Wayang Bocor January 12–14, 2017

Eko Nugroho at Asia Society

New Report: 'Making a Museum in the 21st Century'

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Andrew Lam on his personal journey as immigrant, survivor, and writer.
A classic story known by all Vietnamese.
A story told by a young woman who falls in love with her step-brother, despite cultural taboos.
"I realized that people in the West really have no concept about life in Pakistan or in Afghanistan," documentarian tells Asia Society.
The author of 'The Storyteller's Daughter' describes how hard it is to convey the reality of Afghanistan to Western readers and audiences.
Exploring further with the Afghan American who wrote the famous "September 12th" email.
The versatile actor talks about his latest role, a collaboration with musician Vijay Iyer.
Interview with composer Vijay Iyer and librettist Mike Ladd.
First-time filmmaker Justin Lin offers another perspective on Asian American youth.
<em>Repatriation</em> director says, "I also wanted to show how humane these men are through their stories."
The story behind a South Korean box-office blockbuster.
Religious epic theatre, ta'ziyeh or shabih, continues to be performed in areas of the Middle East with large Shi'a populations.

Paul Bucherer is the Director of the Afghanistan Institute and Museum (Bibliotheca Afghanica) in Switzerland.

Helping to break Japan's long silence about its wartime atrocities in China.
First-time director on the long, arduous process of getting her feature made.
Bun-Ching Lam and Rinde Eckert are the collaborators behind a new contemporary opera based on the true story of poet and musician Cai Wenji.
The dancer and artistic director of Dance, Spirit of Cambodia talks about his work and Cambodia's performing arts.
Collaboratorshttp://asiasociety.org/arts/interview-meet-creative-team-behind-floating-box-story-chinatown discuss their new opera.

Upcoming Events

  • Tour
     /  Texas
    13 Jan 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of our 'Wondrous Worlds' and 'Zheng Chongbin' exhibitions.
  • Tour
     /  Texas
    10 Feb 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of our 'Wondrous Worlds' and 'Zheng Chongbin' exhibitions.
  • Family Activity
     /  Texas
    17 Feb 2018
    12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Welcome the Year of the Dog with performances, art and craft activities, and food inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia!
  • Performance
     /  Texas
    20 Apr 2018
    8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Combining South Asian classical dance, live music, multimedia, and theater, "The Forgotten Empress" is a dynamic dance drama based on the life of Empress Noor Jahan.
  • Performance
     /  Texas
    21 Apr 2018
    8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Combining South Asian classical dance, live music, multimedia, and theater, "The Forgotten Empress" is a dynamic dance drama based on the life of Empress Noor Jahan.