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The class of 2018 — 30 extraordinary selectees from across Asia — traveled to the Philippines for discussion, celebration, and networking.
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 /  India
A discussion on the philosophical, literary and historical ideas of kama and desire with Gurcharan Das, Amrita Narayanan and Arshia Sattar.
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 /  India
A Tongue Untied - The Story of Dakhani
All about bedhaya and other traditional dance forms from Indonesia.
Photos and video of performances by four acclaimed dancer-choreographers, each one looking back and moving forward from traditional forms.
Summary and videos from the event, co-produced by Asia Society and Columbia University
The third edition of Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India
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 /  India
On October 12, 2018, Suhas Bahulkar, Manisha Patil, Abhay Sardesai and Shukla Sawant discussed M.V. Dhurandhar's artistic legacy.
He will partake in a conversation with this year’s honoree, acclaimed Chinese actor, writer, director and producer Xu Zheng.

Video

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 /  New York
Dancer/choreographers Sheetal Gandhi, Hari Krishnan, Parul Shah, and Kuldeep Singh present new works that re-define what "Indian" dance might be.
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 /  New York
A panel evaluates the legacy of the Progressive Artists' Group by examining the impact they had on the social and aesthetic landscape of contemporary India.
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 /  New York
A panel discussion that approaches the question of a modern Indian nation through the lens of science, film, and literature.
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 /  New York
Panelists discuss the challenge of representing the "progressive" Indian nation through visual, literary, and performing arts.
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 /  New York
The director of 'Girls Always Happy' takes questions from the audience and discusses the film with Asia Society's Kelly Ma. Part of the Creative China Festival.
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 /  New York
The director of 'Have a Nice Day' takes questions from the audience and discusses the film with Asia Society's Kelly Ma. Part of the Creative China Festival.

Upcoming Events

  • Performance
     /  Texas
    16 Nov 2018
    6 - 7 p.m.
    Join Asia Society for a rare opportunity to hear Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") discuss his creative process as a musician and composer, as well as a musical performance featuring inspirations and demonstrations of his current research in the Mogao Caves.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    16 Nov 2018
    7:30 - 8:50 p.m.
    Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women.
  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    17 Nov 2018
    12 - 3:30 p.m.
    Disha Karale creates a collection that reflect the unique shapes and patterns of traditional Indian henna designs.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    17 Nov 2018
    7:30 - 8:50 p.m.
    Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women.
  • Film
     /  New York
    18 Nov 2018
    4 - 9:30 p.m.
    North American premiere of Wang Bing's "Beauty Lives in Freedom" (2018) with introduction from the director.
  • Discussion
     /  India
    20 Nov 2018
    4:30 - 8 p.m.
    A discussion on the history of the Deccan with Manu S. Pillai, Gautam Pemmaraju and Supriya Nair. Preceded by a screening of the documentary A Tongue Untied: The Story of Dakhani.
  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    25 Nov 2018
    11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Shop AsiaStore on Museum Store Sunday and support Asia Society and our mission.
  • Workshop
     /  Hong Kong
    25 Nov 2018
    11 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    此次工作坊導師會教授基本的人物寫生及繪畫衣服的技巧。