South Asia

Uncover the undiscovered

Forget the narrative of far away beaches and exotic lands, yes South Asia has all this (and elephants, and towering buddhist temples, and a panoply of faiths, ideas and cultures) but what we at Asia Art Tours aim to do is introduce you to narratives of these beautiful lands. We've been taught it's all beaches and massages, but the truly dynamic found here is the culture, art and expression that comes from close contact to Buddhism and strong senses of national identity.

South Asia Articles

JapanOrganizing
July 31, 2021

I Will Not Die in a Love Hotel! Sex Workers Organizing in Japan

From Japan, friend and translator Nami Nanami brought Asia Art Tours' attention to how Tokyo organizers are demanding justice and solidarity  for Tokyo's Sex Workers.  You can read the organizers…
ChinaOrganizing
July 27, 2021

釋放 盟主! Free Chen Guojiang 由 Asia Art Tours中文采訪

在2021 零工经济活動家陈国江 {盟主} 被中國政府逮捕了。 當時爲了廣播他的狀況 Asia Art Tours 出版了兩個英文采訪。  爲了繼續支著持 盟主, 我們采訪了FREE CHEN GUOJIANG 的團體來 出版了中文采訪。 我們必須感謝台灣朋友們幫我們翻譯下面的采訪問題! Asia Art Tours: 最近好多國際記者報道本地外送打工報告,例如 UBER 外送騎士要車裏睡覺, AMAZON 工廠工人工作時間安排 太緊凑都來不及用洗手間,必須尿在水瓶或尿布裏。 那在中國為了工作在 ELEME (餓了麽) 或 MEITUAN…
ProtestThailand
July 18, 2021

Passing the Torch: Saowanee T. Alexander on Elder Redshirts & Thailand’s Youth

To better understand the Redshirt Protest movement and how Thailand's youth are discovering and connecting to the now elderly movement leaders, I spoke to the brave and brilliant academic Saowanee…