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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

Buddhist Art of Myanmar: The Intersection of Faith and Karma (Complete)

Donald M. Stadtner, one of two guest curators of the Asia Society Museum exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar," offers an in-depth perspective on the exhibition. more
Myanmar president Thein Sein (L) and legislator Aung San Suu Kyi (R) speaking at Asia Society events in 2012. (Kenji Takigami/Joshua Roberts)

Myanmar's Moment: New Democracy at a Crossroads?

The Asia Society Policy Institute presents an expert panel discussion on Myanmar’s political and economic transition and the opportunities and challenges ahead for the country. more

Buddhist Art of Myanmar: Earth Goddess (Vasudhara)

Sylvia Fraser-Lu, guest curator for Asia Society Museum's exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar," discusses a wood sculpture of a serene female figure and her role in local Buddhist lore. more

Buddhist Art of Myanmar: Birth of the Buddha

Donald Stadtner, a guest curator of "Buddhist Art of Myanmar," shares insights into a late-12th-century sandstone sculpture depicting the Buddha's semi-divine origin. more

Buddhist Art of Myanmar: 19th-Century Bronze Bell

Asia Society's Adriana Proser explains the significance, for Buddhists, of a 19th-c. bronze bell featured in the exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar." more