Fascinating things happen, the Pussy Riot trial reminds us, when music is used to give the finger to a stagnant government — especially an authoritarian one.
Globetrotting photographer Ellen Kaplowitz tells Asia Blog, "I've learned a lot from the people I've photographed," and has the pictures to prove it.
With music, dance, and quite a lot of laughs, Unification commemorates the 65th anniversary of partition.
Artists Bharath Murthy and Kailash Iyer are taking advantage of crowd-sourcing and up-to-the-minute publishing technology to build an Indian audience for alternative comics.
In this excerpt from a tense new Indian crime thriller, a crusading journalist's life comes under threat. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on October 4, 2012.
We revisit the history of writer Pearl Buck, who catapulted into international celebrity (and a Nobel Prize in Literature) virtually overnight from obscurity and semi-poverty.
New York Times critic Karen Rosenberg reviews Asia Society's 'Revolutionary Ink: The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong,' a retrospective of one of China's most loved artists.
Asia Society's La Frances Hui talks to Hsia, the Chinese American director and writer whose new romantic comedy opens the 35th Asian American International Film Festival this week in New York.
Compare and contrast: Two of Pakistan's veteran performers offer their own takes on a Sufi standby.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom reviews the new documentary about Sidney Rittenberg, an American who was also once a full-fledged member of the Chinese Communist Party.
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