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In Conversation with Tad Nakamura (Complete)

Filmmaker Tad Nakamura joined Gary Nakamura and Dr. Mary Lee Webeck for a conversation about his film PILGRIMAGE. more

Artist Talk: CYJO (Complete)

The 'Portraiture Now' artist joined Asia Society Texas Center for a lively discussion about her work and looking beyond stereotypes. more

Alison Klayman on Ai Weiwei (Complete)

Alison Klayman, director of the documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," discusses her experience with the iconoclastic artist/activist. more
Natsumi Hayashi levitates in front of a public drinking fountain in her image "May 6, 2011." (Natsumi Hayashi)

Interview: Tokyo Photographer Reaches New Heights in 'Levitation' Self-Portraits

Japanese photographer Natsumi Hayashi redefines "levitation" photography in her self-portrait project. more
A woman walks past the world's largest triptych ever, produced by painter Zao Wou-ki and displayed at the Christie's Hong Kong Spring Auction preview in Hong Kong on May 26, 2005. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society Hong Kong Event Honors Zao Wou-ki, a Global Artist Ahead of His Time

Scholar Melissa Walt explains what makes Zao Wou-ki one of the pre-eminent modern Chinese artists. more
A still from Ai Weiwei's "Grass Mud Horse Style." (Ai Weiwei's Twitter, @aiww)

Video: Ai Weiwei Parodies 'Gangnam Style,' Confuses Pundits

The world-famous Chinese artist and provocateur infuses his Gangnam Style parody with some (possibly) dark humor. more
Lin Tianmiao: 'Gazing Back - procreating (outdoor),' 2009. Polyurea, automotive paint, television recordings. (Lin Tianmiao)

Interview: Lin Tianmiao on Art, Influence, and 'Bodily Reaction' as Inspiration

Lin Tianmiao offers insights into her influences and work, and shares her perspective on the "Chinese-ness" of contemporary Chinese art. more