Where humility belies a great passion for expression.

Japan has long possessed some of the world's most gracious hosts, and some of the world's most dynamic, challenging and unique art. We aim to introduce you to those who have kept alive Japan's centuries-old traditional arts, as well as (better than any other we might add) introduce you to the modern art and artists giving voice to an entirely new generation and set of ideas.

Japan Art Tours

Explore Traditional Arts in Shikoku

Explore Traditional Arts in Shikoku

Japan's Art Island

Art On Two Wheels

Art On Two Wheels

A Cycling Tour Of Japan's Art and Culture

Spirit of Japan

A Deep Dive Into Buddhism and Shinto

Photography Tour in Japan’s Far North

Ice and Sun

Japan Art Articles

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November 22, 2020

The Silencing of Inner Mongolia (Part 1)

To better understand the sudden wave of state violence that China has unleashed on Inner Mongolia we spoke with Doris Tala Motomura. Doris (a pseudonym for safety) is intimately familiar…

November 9, 2020

Chuang (闯): On Strikes, Riots & Solidarity with China (Part 2)

We’re delighted to bring you the conclusion of our interview with the Chuang Collective.  They produce some of the most useful and radical scholarship on China, Communism, Labor, & Organizing. We…

October 31, 2020

Cassie da Costa on Black Lives Matter & The Limits of Black Celebrity (Part 1)

To better understand the conservative nature of Black celebrities in our revolutionary now,  I spoke to Cassie da Costa (New Yorker, Daily Beast and Vanity Fair). Cassie pens the sharpest…