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

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…

FashionFeminismLGBTQ
August 27, 2019

CHINA’S LGBT CULTURE IN FASHION: A NON-LABELED ANDROGYNOUS AESTHETIC (Shared from Temper Magazine )

Temper Magazine was kind enough to let us share their article on one of our favorite figures in Chinese Fashion and LGBTQ: Li Yiyang (A.K.A LYAN)    To meet figures…

ActivismClimate ChangeContemporaryPhilosophy
July 8, 2019

Saying NO to Dystopia with The Yes Men! – (Part 2)

A video of The Yes Men’s most famous prank- appearing on BBC as Dow Chemical and assuming full responsibility (and legal liability) for the Bhopal Chemical Disaster. The prank caused…