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The author of 'The Storyteller's Daughter' describes how hard it is to convey the reality of Afghanistan to Western readers and audiences.
Exploring further with the Afghan American who wrote the famous "September 12th" email.
The versatile actor talks about his latest role, a collaboration with musician Vijay Iyer.
Interview with composer Vijay Iyer and librettist Mike Ladd.
First-time filmmaker Justin Lin offers another perspective on Asian American youth.
<em>Repatriation</em> director says, "I also wanted to show how humane these men are through their stories."
The story behind a South Korean box-office blockbuster.
Religious epic theatre, ta'ziyeh or shabih, continues to be performed in areas of the Middle East with large Shi'a populations.

Paul Bucherer is the Director of the Afghanistan Institute and Museum (Bibliotheca Afghanica) in Switzerland.

Video

Arts
 /  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.
Arts
 /  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.
Arts
 /  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).
Arts
 /  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.
Arts
 /  New York
The beloved Bollywood actor appears in conversation with Teamwork Arts' Roy, discussing her life, career, and battle with ovarian cancer.
Arts
 /  New York
The author of 'Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos,' Yale University Professor of Astrophysics Priyamvada Natarajan presents on a variety of topics including dark matter, dark energy, and black holes.

Upcoming Events

  • Panel Discussion
     /  New York
    17 Oct 2019
    1 - 7 p.m.
    As an incubator for China-U.S. innovative cooperation, the annual China-U.S. Cultural Investment Forum is the highest-end exchange event for the cultural investment industry of China and the United States.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    17 Oct 2019
    3 - 6 p.m.
    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.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    18 Oct 2019
    5 - 8 p.m.
    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.
  • Tour
     /  Switzerland
    18 Oct 2019
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Outside of the Kunsthaus Zug's opening hours this exclusive tour will introduce you to contemporary Aboriginal paintings from the private collection of Pierre and Joëlle Clément. With the director they will guide us through the exhibition.
  • Film
     /  Hong Kong
    19 Oct 2019
    12:45 - 4 p.m.
    《行者》以真摯迷人的影像詩,記錄國際級編舞家林麗珍的生活與創作。放映後,無垢舞蹈劇場藝術總監林麗珍,將與香港著名舞台劇演員暨教育工作者吳偉碩(梵谷)對談。兩位將分享他們關於「身體」的經驗與方法。 The Walker by Singing Chen documents Lin Lee-chen's creativity. Lin and theatre actor Andy Ng Wai-shek will discuss "the body"
  • Workshop
     /  Hong Kong
    19 Oct 2019
    2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    於這次的水墨大師班,邀請了香港著名書法家徐沛之於班上和大家一同探討周綠雲的多個技法,參加者可嘗試使用不同水墨和材枓,如把鹽、炭粉、麵粉,在不同紙質上做出的特別水墨效果。
  • Performance
     /  Hong Kong
    20 Oct 2019
    2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    《緩行中的漫舞》,觀眾將藉由近距離觀賞演出,以及親身體驗無垢藝術總監林麗珍老師獨創發展出的訓練方式,達到動靜皆宜的內化自在。Poetry in Motion provides an inside look at the world of Legend Lin Dance Theatre, founded by Lin Lee-chen.
  • Film
     /  Switzerland
    22 Oct 2019
    6:30 - 9 p.m.
    The first feature film by the celebrated Chinese artist Xu Bing, constructed entirely from footage of surveillance cameras and live-streaming sites in China into a disturbing narrative of the 21st century.