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

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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…

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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,…

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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…