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

Climate ChangeMalaysiaNaturePhotography
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,…

AcademiaFeminismJapan
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…

Korea
September 8, 2019

Let’s “Ask a Korean”about Korea! An interview with “T.K” Park of The”Ask a Korean” Blog

We interview “T.K”  (“The Korean”) Park of the Ask a Korean blog about Korea, Tourism, Activism & why American media so often speaks over rather than dialogue with Asia. Read the…