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 /  Japan
The Mingei Film Archive is an ongoing project to restore, enhance and preserve films and recordings of the Mingei Movement. Mr. Gross has footages featuring, the renowned potters, Bernard Leach, Minagawa Masu, and Hamada Shoji.
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 /  Switzerland
Asia Society Switzerland's book recommendations: ten books recommended by our members, guest speakers, and colleagues from around the world.
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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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 /  India
The performance was part of Asia Society Mumbai's program Sense and Sensibility: Culture and the Conduct of Life.
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 /  New York
Composer Huang Ruo and librettist Bao-Long Chu discuss the chamber opera 'Bound,' inspired by a Texas honor roll student. Following the conversation, performers Fang Tao Jiang and Guang Yang sing excerpts from the work.
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 /  New York
A panel discussion featuring noted collectors of Indian art speaking on the role of passion, art appreciation, and aesthetics with regards to their private collections. Moderated by Asia Society Museum Director Boon Hui Tan.
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 /  India
Jyotindra Jain and Annapurna Garimella discuss the artist Jangarh Singh Shyam's expansive body of work and the mediated demarcations between folk and contemporary art.
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 /  India
Homi K. Bhabha, Nandita Das, T.M. Krishna and Yo-Yo Ma discuss the role of cultural hospitality and creativity in a world where communities are divided by ideologies of exclusion.
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 /  Southern California
The celebrated filmmaker discusses his new film, which probes personal values and relationships in a rapidly changing China through the tale of a local mobster and his girlfriend.

Upcoming Events

  • Family Activity
     /  Hong Kong
    15 Dec 2019
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Join us to make Christmas ornaments or Rice Krispie House to celebrate this festive season! Cake artist, Dim Sim chef and Home Cook Experts will gather to demonstrate how they use rice in their culinary creations.
  • Performance
     /  Hong Kong
    16 Dec 2019
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Hong Kong String Orchestra Luncheon Chamber Music Concert will bring a wonderful afternoon to the audience. Musicians selected a series of works from different territories and proudly present Muse from the Sea.
  • Tour
     /  Northern California
    18 Dec 2019
    6 - 8 p.m.
    Groundbreaker Member Art Tour on Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals
  • Workshop
     /  Hong Kong
    04 Jan 2020
    10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    In this workshop, the instructor will demonstrate different techniques and material for participants to experiment in creating new ink painting. 這次的工作坊中,導師會示範不同的材料和使用方法,參加者再對其進行實驗。最終的藝術作品可使用拼貼方法,如周綠雲般把對自己有意義的物品拼貼在實驗水墨作品上,變成代表自己的藝術創作。
  • Film
     /  Hong Kong
    07 Jan 2020
    6:45 - 8:30 p.m.
    Watch Nise: The Heart of Madness, a film about schizophrenic and poor artists who have their artwork displayed in renowned modern art museums in Brazil in the 1950’s amid controversies.
  • Discussion
     /  Hong Kong
    08 Jan 2020
    6:30 - 8 p.m.
    Are musicians only technicians following instruction from the score? This panel talk explores the values inherent within the intersection of artists' creative process and formal constructs of strategy.
  • Meet the Author
     /  Hong Kong
    10 Jan 2020
    6:45 - 9 p.m.
    Spend your Friday evening with writer David Sedaris, author of Barrel Fever and many great works, who will be giving an hour long reading of exciting, new and unpublished material, followed by a Q&A and book signing session.
  • Discussion
     /  Hong Kong
    11 Jan 2020
    10 - 11:30 a.m.
    How did Western culture interact with Chinese art under the ruling of Qianlong emperor (r.1736-95)? Prof. Greg Thomas from HKU will analyze the artworks by Giuseppe Castiglione ( 1688-1766) and Jean-Denis Attiret (1702-68).