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

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,…
AbolitionThailand
August 29, 2021

Tyrell Haberkorn: Rural Dissent in 70s Thailand / Thongchai Winichakul: On Hyper-Royalism

We spoke (separately) to University of Wisconsin scholars Tyrell Haberkon & Thongchai Winichakul on protest, organizing and state violence in Thailand. Dr. Haberkorn discusses the contemporary lessons of rural resistance…
MyanmarProtestSE Asia
August 23, 2021

Jangai Jap: Armed Struggle against Myanmar’s Junta

In the spirit of Frantz Fanon or Gloria Richardson, I had a fascinating discussion with scholar Jangai Jap on the armed struggle against Myanmar's military junta. Read our conversation below!  …