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

FeminismKashmir
September 29, 2021

Zanaan Wanaan: Abolitionist Feminism in Kashmir

We were honored to speak with Zanaan Wanaan, an independent feminist collective based in Kashmir. Our conversation touches upon global feminism, abolitionism and the need for our minds to move…
EnvironmentJapan
September 19, 2021

Alex K.T. Martin – The Howl of Japan’s Lost Wolves

We spoke to Alex K.T Martin of the Japan Times on his phenomenal series looking at how Japan's native wolf population became extinct, and the ecological, cultural and spiritual voids…
OrganizingWriting
September 12, 2021

Struggle Dreams: The Revolutionary Poetry of Wendy Trevino

We were honored to interview poet and dissident Wendy Trevino on the Arts of Travel Podcast.  Wendy was kind enough to share several of her poems.  For more with Wendy,…