The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
A map of China in new Chinese passports includes disputed territories — Kashmir, and islands in the South China Sea — and upsets Asian neighbors.
A little girl looks at the camera from behind a brick wall in Teknaf, Bangladesh on November 13, 2012. (No_Direction_Home/Flickr)
As storm clouds gather, two boys run on the Marina Beach in Chennai, India on November 2, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
Two filmmakers travel across India, Catalonia and Chile to document the trials and triumphs involved in building "human towers."
A film crew captures a climactic action scene on the harbor in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China on June 14, 2012. (Jonathan Kos-Read/Flickr)
A boy crosses the Thar desert astride a camel in Rajasthan, India on October 22, 2012. (Nagarjun/Flickr)
French photographer Gilles Sabrié shares his experiences and photographs from a country grappling with unprecedented change.
A woman sells grain in a bazaar in Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan on October 30, 2011. (Kerri-Jo/Flickr)
Prior to Vir Das's appearance with Asia Society India Centre, we take a look at how several South Asian comics use humor to tell the stories of our lives.