AcademiaAnarchismJapan
April 26, 2020

Anarchist Modernity – Dr. Sho Konishi of Oxford on Japan, Russia and Anarchism (Part 3- Conclusion)

This is part 3, the conclusion of our interview with Dr. Sho Konishi of Oxford  on his stunning work for Harvard University Press – Anarchist Modernity: Cooperatism and Japanese-Russian Intellectual…

AcademiaAnarchismJapan
April 22, 2020

Anarchist Modernity – Dr. Sho Konishi of Oxford on Japan, Russia and Anarchism (Part 2)

This is part 2 of our interview with Dr. Sho Konishi of Oxford  on his stunning work for Harvard University Press – Anarchist Modernity: Cooperatism and Japanese-Russian Intellectual Relations in…

AcademiaAnarchismJapan
April 19, 2020

Anarchist Modernity – Dr. Sho Konishi of Oxford on Japan, Russia and Anarchism (Part 1)

This is the first of a 3 part interview w. Dr. Sho Konishi of Oxford  on his stunning work for Harvard University Press – Anarchist Modernity: Cooperatism and Japanese-Russian Intellectual…

ChinaContemporaryillustration
February 18, 2020

Art in a time of Concentration Camps – An Interview on Xinjiang w. Yi Xiaocuo of the “Camp Album” Project

For victims of state violence or those witnessing its horror, knowing how to help and how to imagine a way forward may be the most urgent task. With that in…

ContemporaryCraftsThailand
February 15, 2020

Urban Ikebana in Bangkok w. Artist Naraphat Sakarthornsap

Naraphat Sakarthornsap lives and works in Bangkok. In many of his works, Naraphat presents stories of social inequality through photographs, in which flowers play the leading role. Asia Art Tours…

ActivismContemporaryillustrationPhilippines
January 15, 2020

Interview w. Comic Book Author and Artist Joshua Luna, on Racism, Representation and Building Diversity in Popular Art & Culture

Asia Art Tours was thrilled to interview comic book artist and author Joshua Luna. We had a wide-ranging interview on Race, Racism, Representation, Asian Identity and how his work explores…

Climate ChangeMalaysiaNaturePhotography
November 25, 2019

Asia Art Tours interviews Ian Teh on Photography, Climate Change and Capitalism’s Hidden Costs

Asia Art Tours was fortunate to fly to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and speak with renowned Photographer Ian Teh. The First Images you’ll see (in sequence 1-8) are from Ian’s series,…

AcademiaFeminismJapan
October 19, 2019

Scream from the Shadows: Discussing Japan’s Feminism with Dr. Setsu Shigematsu

At Asia Art Tours, one of our main priorities is complicating or interrogating the dominant stereotypes we see used by the travel industry to sell their destinations.  For Japan this…

Korea
September 8, 2019

Let’s “Ask a Korean”about Korea! An interview with “T.K” Park of The”Ask a Korean” Blog

We interview “T.K”  (“The Korean”) Park of the Ask a Korean blog about Korea, Tourism, Activism & why American media so often speaks over rather than dialogue with Asia. Read the…

FashionFeminismLGBTQ
August 27, 2019

CHINA’S LGBT CULTURE IN FASHION: A NON-LABELED ANDROGYNOUS AESTHETIC (Shared from Temper Magazine )

Temper Magazine was kind enough to let us share their article on one of our favorite figures in Chinese Fashion and LGBTQ: Li Yiyang (A.K.A LYAN)    To meet figures…