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

ActivismThailand
October 13, 2020

Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal on Thailand’s Youth in Revolt

With Thailand’s remarkable youth-led protests showing no sign of slowing down, I wanted to speak with some of the young people taking great risks to change Thailand. This is a…

ActivismJapanLGBTQ
October 6, 2020

Justice for Pato-chan: Trans Rights and Japan’s Brutal Immigration System

While the brutal and racist immigration policies of the US, EU and Australia are well-known, Japan has received little scrutiny about its violent practices against immigrants. To explain, I spoke…

AcademiaFeminism
September 27, 2020

Jordanna Matlon – Black Masculinity and the Global Violence of Racial Capitalism

To better understand how Racial Capitalism, Patriarchy and Blackness flows between Africa & the United States we were honored to speak with Dr. Jordanna Matlon.  Her articles in Boston Review…