Despite not advancing to the final list of nominees announced on January 15, filmmaker Mu Zijian has made his mark by being the first Chinese national ever shortlisted in the Academy Awards' "Best Documentary Short" category.
Enjoy a gallery of trippy Instagram images from Asia Society Museum's "Three-Camera Participation/Participation TV," part of the exhibition Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot, on view through January 4, 2015.
After a year of travel around the archipelago, veteran Indonesia-watcher Elizabeth Pisani found "a nation quite different from the one I thought I knew." In-person author talk at Asia Society New York December 15, 2014.
How does a diaspora cultural manifestation measure up to the original? What happens when globalization allows culture to flow freely through national barriers? Malaysian dancer/choreographer Ramli Ibrahim tackles these and other big questions ahead of his group's performances at Asia Society New York.
A former engineer at the famous seedbed of innovation Bell Labs recalls Nam June Paik's "enthusiasm, energy, and especially his curiosity." Video screening at Asia Society New York this Saturday, November 1.
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