ContemporaryDancePhotography
September 28, 2018

The Mirrorless Form: an Interview with Korea’s Youngho Kang

We’re pleased to introduce Korea’s Youngho Kang, the daring photographer and multi-media artist behind the 99 Portrait Series. In a country that can at times be rigid with identity and…

CraftsJapanReligionSculptureTraditional
September 16, 2018

Carving the Buddah: An interview with Carpenter Takuo Hasegawa

I’d like to introduce you to the gorgeous world of Japanese Buddhist wood-carving. There are no mega-churches in the country, temples are small, and only are willing to work with…

ContemporaryKoreaPhilosophySculpture
September 10, 2018

Man Vs. Nature: the Science Fiction Artwork of Sun-Hyuk Kim

We met with Korean Artist Sun-Hyuk Kim In Seoul to chat about Art, Reality… and why I think the movie Annihilation probably owes him royalties for his art! To meet…

JapanPaintingPhilosophy
September 9, 2018

Exploring the Subconscious with Painter Mizuki Nishiyama

Mizuki Nishiyama is a multi-media artist, currently based out of New York City and Hong Kong She hopes to deliver strong statements about human vulnerability through her Abstract Expressionist pieces….

Uncategorized
September 4, 2018

Neoliberalism and Travel: China’s Present and Taiwan’s Future

The following article was written by the Founder Matthew Dagher-Margosian, for the Taiwan Newspaper: The News Lens. The original article can be found here: https://international.thenewslens.com/article/102904 I live up high in…

ChinaContemporaryDanceMusicPaintingPhilosophyTheater
August 26, 2018

Queer Art and Spirituality with Miss TANGQ

Miss TANGQ is a Chinese-American multi-media artist and first-generation mystic-nerd. She is deeply inspired by the hyphenated experience and explores this through mask-making, animation, installation, and performance art to create…

JapanPhotography
August 2, 2018

An Interview with Hokkaido Nature Photographer Daisuke Kondo

At Asia Art Tours, we’re fortunate to offer touring with Premier Hokkaido Photographer Daisuke Kondo, helping travelers explore Japan’s wild north. We spoke to Daisuke on photography, what drew him…

CraftsJapanTechnologyWriting
July 26, 2018

Radical Technologies (and Radical Art): An interview with Author Adam Greenfield

The future of art may not be canvas and clay, but ones and zeros. What does the future of technology tell us about the future and practice of art? Adam…

JapanPhilosophy
July 6, 2018

The Science of Hiking: Jennifer Lue, Scientist and Hiking Expert

Asia Art Tours is proud to Interview Jennifer “Jenny” Lue of Yakushima. A Graduate of MIT in Physics, Jennifer offers one of the most unique perspectives on science, nature, art…

ContemporaryPhotographyThailand
July 1, 2018

Interview with Manit Sriwanichpoom: Thailand’s Master Photographer

In the era of Trump, Neoliberalism, Climate Change and rising inequality, I find Manit Sriwanichpoom to be a candle in a demon haunted world. One of Thailand’s best known photographers,…