Global PechaKucha Day
90 cities around the world come together to help rebuild Japan. But how can creativity assist in disaster recovery?
Creative Japan Aid, Big and Small
From a pop concerts to handmade hats, relief efforts for victims of the earthquake and tsunami are going strong.
A Whole Lot of Art in Bangkok
There are plenty of art spots to explore in Bangkok, but the centrally located Silom Galleria is a perfect place to start.
Ai Weiwei, Art 'Godfather'
Experts following the recent ‘art crackdown’ in China suggest Ai draws a distinct line between his activism and art.
The Wait For Murakami's IQ84
The popular writer’s first English release in years is coming. Fans are likely already on the edge of their seats.
Aftershock in Japan
Japan experiences a 7.1 magnitude aftershock exactly one month after the first quake. Tsunami warning issued, lifted.
Japan: A Sombre Anniversary
One month after the earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of the country, moods remain sombre. Rightfully so?
Music of Asia: Kazakhstan
A recent music festival highlighted unique music traditions from Kazakhstan—and one stand-out kobyz performance.
The Art of Not Forgetting
Tokyo is still dark from last month’s tragedy. But tsunami and earthquake victims are being kept in the light.
The Kite Runner Now
Nearly a decade since it was first published, Khaled Hosseini’s novel set in Afghanistan is as relevant as ever.
Pop Art Fundraisers for Japan
Artists from around the world come together for Japan following last month’s earthquake and tsunami.
Music for Confidence
A Japan youth performance project offers an alternative way of boosting young people’s self-esteem.