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 /  Philippines
In celebration of the Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit 2019, here is a video of the Asia 21 Young Leaders exploring the theme "Leading with Purpose in Turbulent Times" over 3 days in Manila 14 to 16 November 2018.
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 /  Hong Kong
Mila is going on tour in the U.S. in December 2019. Be immersed in this chamber opera that brings Hong Kong's domestic life into moving music and lyrics.
In addition to water and light, the exhibition makes use of wood and metal that Miya Ando has altered by natural physical treatment such as sculpting and charring, as well as by chemical and electrical processes.
Asia Society recognized Sana Mir, Jane Jie Sun, and other remarkable women in a stirring night in New York.
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 /  Switzerland
After the movie screening in October 2019 Uli Sigg talked about the movie «Dragonfly Eyes» and its creator, renowned Chinese artist Xu Bing. Xu Bing himself has answered some popular questions in a video.
A long-term artistic project questioning issues centering around water and its interlinkages with ecology, economy, politics, and behaviors.
Drawing upon Javanese mysticism and a self-devised sleep laboratory, renowned performance artist Melati Suryodarmo premieres a durational performance work that explores the power and consequences of dreams.
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 /  Asia 21 Young Leaders
Asia 21 Young Leader E. Tammy Kim reviews Bong Joon-ho's new film, "Parasite."
Honorees include Bob Weis, JUNG Ji-hoon (aka the RAIN), WANG Leehom; and Wei ZHANG

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 /  New York
Asia Society's Boon Hui Tan and Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation President Cui Qiao welcome guests to the 2019 edition of the China-U.S. Cultural Investment Forum and deliver opening remarks.
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 /  New York
Indonesian performance artist Melati Suryodarmo discusses her creative journey, philosophy, and artistic practice, shaped by traditional Javanese meditation, Japanese butoh, and her studies with Marina Abramović.
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 /  New York
Through the lens of seasonal change, aging, death, and baseball, the author Pico Iyer shows the rest of the world how his adopted homeland feels hauntingly familiar yet completely foreign.
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 /  New York
In her new book, Fatima Bhutto offers a vivid look at the popular culture emerging from the East, challenging America’s soft power dominance.
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 /  New York
Artist Xiaoze Xie discusses research on the history of censorship in China that inspired the exhibition 'Objects of Evidence.' Joining him are historians and expert on the subject Martin Heijdra (Princeton University) and James Tager (PEN).
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 /  New York
In his new book, William Dalrymple details the fall of the Mughal Empire and rise of the East India Company into a global corporate power with authority over an entire subcontinent.

Upcoming Events

  • Tour
     /  Switzerland
    06 Dec 2019
    12 - 1:15 p.m.
    Art over Lunch in December
  • Workshop
     /  Texas
    06 Dec 2019
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Join us to transform into a Kabuki actor for the night! Explore how Kabuki actors use color and facial lines to express emotion and the iconic looks of Kabuki heroes and villains.
  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    07 Dec 2019
    12 - 1:30 p.m.
    Join origami engineer and author Sam Ita to learn how to make fun ornaments for the holidays!
  • Performance
     /  New York
    07 Dec 2019
    3 - 4:15 p.m.
    Mila is an original chamber opera that explores the plight of Hong Kong’s domestic foreign workers through the tensions and relationships within a Hong Kong family.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    07 Dec 2019
    7 - 8:15 p.m.
    Mila is an original chamber opera that explores the plight of Hong Kong’s domestic foreign workers through the tensions and relationships within a Hong Kong family.
  • Workshop
     /  Hong Kong
    08 Dec 2019
    1:30 - 5 p.m.
    In this workshop, the educator will talk about spheres and circles in Chinese ink painting, and demonstrate different techniques on drawing spheres and circles with ink. 在這次的工作坊,導師會講解中國水墨畫中的球體和圓,並指導參加者以不同水墨技法畫出球體和圓形。
  • Discussion
     /  Hong Kong
    10 Dec 2019
    6 - 7:30 p.m.
    Come hear artist Samson Young on his upcoming exhibition at the University of Chicago. The exhibition, Silver Moon or Golden Star: Which will you buy of me? asks how people adapt to societal changes that that they have little control over.
  • Performance
     /  Hong Kong
    10 Dec 2019
    7 - 10 p.m.
    For over years, Qawwali music has entranced audiences throughout the world. This event presents one of the best Qawwal group in the world, Fareed Ayaz, Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers in Hong Kong.