Ahead of his first U.S. retrospective, at Asia Society New York March 6 through 13, Myanmar's rising auteur tells Asia Society, "In my stories, even though the characters deal drugs and traffic in humans, they are just ordinary people."
Donald M. Stadtner, a guest curator of the Asia Society Museum exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar, shares his insights into an intricately wrought sandstone sculpture depicting the Buddha's entry into the world.
"The idea that we fall into civilizations, plural, is merely a politically convenient myth," writes Moshin Hamid in the title essay of his new collection. Author talk at Asia Society New York on February 23.
Ahead of her February 21 Robert Browning and Asia Society concert, virtual one-woman musical genre Kiran Ahluwalia discusses influences, inspirations, and the unforgettable experience of shooting a music video on the Ganges River.
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