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…

ActivismClimate ChangeContemporaryPhilosophy
July 8, 2019

Saying NO to Dystopia with The Yes Men! – (Part 2)

A video of The Yes Men’s most famous prank- appearing on BBC as Dow Chemical and assuming full responsibility (and legal liability) for the Bhopal Chemical Disaster. The prank caused…

ContemporaryPaintingstreet artThailand
July 8, 2019

Art isn’t cool-It’s work! : A conversation with Alex Face on Street Art and “selling out”!

We’ve started a Podcast: The Arts of Travel – we’ll also be posting episodes here as well.  But we’ll also be rolling out the back catalog of episodes. Today we…

Climate ChangeMalaysiaPodcast
July 8, 2019

Podcast & Video- Ernest Zacharavic- Using Art to fight Climate Change and save Orangutans

We’ve started a Podcast: The Arts of Travel. We’ll also be posting episodes here as well.  But we’ll also be rolling out the back catalog of episodes. You can find the podcast…

ChinaContemporaryMusicPodcast
July 4, 2019

Podcast & Video -Michael Pettis on Building a Music Empire in China

We’ve started a Podcast: The Arts of Travel. We’ll also be posting episodes here as well.  But we’ll also be rolling out the back catalog of episodes. You can find the…

JapanPhilosophyPodcastReligion
July 4, 2019

Podcast & Video- Rev. Taka Kawakami- Mindfulness in the Age of AI: on Rebooting Zen for the LGBTQ and Silicon Valley Communities

We’ve started a Podcast: The Arts of Travel. We’ll also be posting episodes here as well.  But we’ll also be rolling out the back catalog of episodes. Today we introduce…

AcademiaActivismContemporaryEnvironment
July 4, 2019

Saying NO to Dystopia with The Yes Men! – (Part 1)

(From left: Igor Vamos –  aka”Mike Bonanno” and Jacques Servin –  aka “Andy Bichlbaum” holding prank editions of the  New York Post discussing the looming catastrophe of radical climate change….