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November 22, 2010
We Are What We Eat?
When it comes to India’s people and their cuisine, does the old saying, ‘we are what we eat’ apply?
We Are What We Eat?
Making Food Connections
November 19, 2010
Making Food Connections
Food. We all have intimate and complex relationships with it. But what makes it such a compelling cultural issue?
Making Food Connections
November 18, 2010
Art Visit to Kuala Lumpur
Hospitable Kuala Lumpur forms the backdrop for Art Expo Malaysia – an event that lives up to expectations.
Art Visit to Kuala Lumpur
No Party for Ai Weiwei
November 17, 2010
No Party for Ai Weiwei
A hazardous show and house arrest. Provocative but popular Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has had a very bad month.
No Party for Ai Weiwei
Dangerous Art of Speculation
November 16, 2010
Dangerous Art of Speculation
The danger of needing a journalistic angle to ‘sell’, is that writers and publications can sometimes go too far.
Dangerous Art of Speculation
November 15, 2010
Japan’s Future Look
With new challenges ahead, will the country’s landscape be able to hold onto its distinctively ‘Japanese’ look?
Japan’s Future Look
November 12, 2010
What is ‘Japaneseness’?
What does it mean to say that a building or a piece of culture is Japanese? Defining ‘Japaneseness’ is no easy feat.
What is ‘Japaneseness’?
November 11, 2010
In Jogjakarta: Life, Then Art
Volcanic eruptions have created a living nightmare for many Indonesians. It’s time to stop and remember: life, then art.
In Jogjakarta: Life, Then Art
November 09, 2010
Japan: Where Conflict Is Harmony
Japan’s landscape is often seen as one made up of numerous conflicting elements. Is this really the case?
Japan: Where Conflict Is Harmony
November 08, 2010
One-of-a-Kind Japan
What makes Japan’s landscape unique? The answer may lie in its centuries-old traditions and eccentric cities.
One-of-a-Kind Japan
November 05, 2010
Japan’s Streets and Gardens
What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart? A closer look at its streets and gardens reveals some clues.
Japan’s Streets and Gardens
Agus Purnomo, A ‘Numbers Guy’
November 04, 2010
Agus Purnomo, A ‘Numbers Guy’
An unpleasant experience at his local Tesco led to this Indonesian artist finding a distinctive form for his art.
Agus Purnomo, A ‘Numbers Guy’
Asians Dent Hollywood
November 03, 2010
Asians Dent Hollywood
There might be notably more Asian faces in Hollywood these days. But will they be making a lasting mark?
Asians Dent Hollywood
Japanese Cinema Lull?
November 02, 2010
Japanese Cinema Lull?
Japan’s film industry is declining in terms of output. But that doesn’t necessarily mean an uncertain future.
Japanese Cinema Lull?
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
November 01, 2010
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart—and helps make it a popular destination for visitors?
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
October 29, 2010
Calm Ahead for Korean Wave?
Was the dramatic rise in interest for Korean culture spontaneous or manufactured? And how long will it last?
Calm Ahead for Korean Wave?
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