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

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…