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

ContemporaryPhilosophyThailandTraditional
February 13, 2019

Worshiping the Moon. Part 2 of our Interview with Thai Artist Torlarp Larpjaroensook

This is Part Two of  our interview with Thailand’s Chiang Mai based Artist :  Torlarp Larpjaroensook. It shows the creative process behind his Spaceships and Junkyard Utopias  This video was…

ContemporaryEnvironmentThailand
February 11, 2019

Junkyard Utopias- The Dreamworlds of Thai Artist Torlarp Larpjaroensook

This past summer we traveled to Chiang Mai to meet with the artists of Northern Thailand. (Where we’ll be launching a new tour shortly! For those interested in our Thailand…

EnvironmentJapanPhilosophyReligion
February 5, 2019

Where Trees and Gods Meet: an Interview on Japanese Spirituality with expert Akiko Murakami

We had the chance to speak with Spirituality and History Expert Akiko Murakami this past spring about Japanese Spirituality and the role it has in maintaining a bridge between modern…