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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January 17, 2021

Inner Mongolia in the Chinese & Mongolian Imagination (Part 2)

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 with…
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January 9, 2021

Promise Li – On Hong Kong’s Far Right & Facing Down Global ‘Trumpism’

 I spoke to Promise Li, a contributor to Lausan & The Nation for a fascinating conversation on how support for the Far Right & Trump, poisoned the Hong Kong Movement and…
December 22, 2020

Cassie da Costa – How America Consumes Black Celebrity while Destroying Black Lives

This is the conclusion of our 2- part conversation w. Cassie da Costa (New Yorker, Daily Beast and Vanity Fair).  We discuss Cardi B, the NBA's failed strike for Black Lives…