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Wu Ke-Xi, Midi Z, and La Frances Hui at the opening of the film series Homecoming Myanmar: A Midi Z Retrospective on March 6, 2015. (C. Bay Milin)

Multimedia: Emerging Director Midi Z on Myanmar, Taiwan, and Filming from Personal Experience

In his first U.S. survey, Myanmar filmmaker Midi Z presented four films at Asia Society New York and discussed his work with Taiwanese actress Wu Ke-Xi and Asia Society's La Frances Hui. more
Art conservator Leslie Gat at work removing bronze disease from a sculpture featured in Asia Society Museum's exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar."

Video: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Restoring Buddhist Art From Myanmar

Art conservator Leslie Gat shares her insights about conservation and discusses how she traveled to Myanmar to assess the condition of various sculptures that were coming to the Spring exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar. more

Video: Conserving Buddhist Art of Myanmar

Art conservator Leslie Gat shares her insights about art conservation and describes how some of the objects in Asia Society Museum's Buddhist Art of Myanmar were conserved for the exhibition and beyond. more

Director Q & A: Midi Z and Wu Ke-Xi on 'The Palace on the Sea' and 'Return to Burma'

Myanmar-born and Taiwan-based film director Midi Z and Taiwan actress Wu Ke-Xi speak with Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui following the screenings of the short film The Palace on the Sea and the feature film Return to Burma. more

Director Q & A: Midi Z and Wu Ke-Xi on 'Ice Poison'

Film director Midi Z and actress Wu Ke-Xi attend the opening of the film series Homecoming Myanmar: A Midi Z Retrospective and discuss the film 'Ice Poison' (2014) with Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui. more
A bronze bell created in 1884 is one of the more than 70 artworks featured in Asia Society Museum exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar."

Video: On Loan From Myanmar, a Bronze Bell Propounds the Teachings of Buddha

Asia Society's Adriana Proser shares her insights into a noteworthy bronze bell featured in the exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar." more
Actress We Ke Xi, in character (L) and out (R). (Courtesy We Ke Xi)

Interview: Film Actress Wu Ke-Xi Reveals the Making of an Ordinary Myanmar Woman

Myanmar filmmaker Midi Z’s leading lady is in fact a cosmopolitan chameleon from Taiwan. more
A new video gives insights into the Earth Goddess (Vasudhara) featured in Asia Sociey Museum's exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar."

Video: Serene Yet Formidable, a Kneeling Earth Goddess Wrings Out Her Hair

Sylvia Fraser-Lu, guest curator for the exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar," gives the back story behind a "wonderful, solid, dignified, firmly rooted" Earth Goddess (Vasudhara). more
On loan from the Bagan Archeological Museum in Myanmar, "Birth of the Buddha" is a sandstone sculpture that dates from the late twelfth century CE.

Video: A Celebrated Birth Carved in Sandstone Makes Its Way From Myanmar

Guest Curator Donald M. Stadtner shares his insights into a sandstone sculpture depicting the Buddha's entry into the world. more