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

August 2, 2020

China’s Elephant Room – on China & Identities beyond Nationalism (Part 1)

In the United States and China, MAD (Mutually Assured Destruction) Nationalism is pushing both to the point of no return. It’s more important than ever to think beyond borders and…

July 28, 2020

Dr. Jodi Melamed – Author of ‘Represent and Destroy’ on George Floyd & Academia’s Limits (Part 1)

To understand the links between Capitalism and White Supremacy, I spoke to the brilliant, angry & abolitionist voice of Dr. Jodi Melamed Dr. Melamed is an associate professor of English and…

July 25, 2020

Gene Bunin of Xinjiang Victim Database & Uyghur Pulse, on The Xinjiang Genocide

As Armenian and Jewish founders of Asia Art Tours,  we are keenly aware of the pain and suffering of Genocide. Right now, the genocide in Xinjiang is one of the…