Asia Society Texas Center
April 15, 2016 | 7:30–9 pm
Part of the Performance-Lecture series for Slavs and Tatars: Mirrors for Princes. Reserve tickets here."Arguably the most important periodical of the Muslim world in the 20th century, Molla Nasreddin: the magazine that would've, could've, should've was a legendary Azerbaijani periodical, featuring illustrations reminiscent of a Daumier of the Caucasus. Molla Nasreddin: Embrace Your Antithesis includes a discussion of the book's historical context, a case study of the complexity otherwise known as the Caucasus, the figure of the antimodern, and the issue of self-censorship a century ago and today."
April 13, 2016 | 7:30–9 pm
Part of the Performance-Lecture series for Slavs and Tatars: Mirrors for Princes. Reserve tickets here."79.89.09 looks at two key modern moments - the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and Poland's Solidarność movement in the 1980s - as bookends to the two major geopolitical narratives of the 20th and 21st century, respectively - Communism and political Islam."
Featuring readings by Jake Levine, Kim Kyung Ju, Henk Rossouw, and Luisa Muradyan Tannahill.
From August 20-23, Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting and perform ceremonies in Asia Society’s gallery.
An exhibition exploring recurring issues of immigration, border relations, and labor practices, featuring the work of six contemporary artists, Andrea Bowers, Margarita Cabrera, Blane De...Read More
Part of the multi-venue survey of Houston artist Mel Chin, the six works on view at Asia Society Texas Center extends the artist’s connection to...Read More
The work from the contemporary Japanese artist Bidou Yamaguchi, who is a master Noh mask carver in the Hōshō tradition, employing a modern interpretation to...Read More
Modern and contemporary representations of Hindu deities by contemporary artists Manjari Sharma and Abhishek Singh, with 19th-century chromolithographs from the Raja Ravi Varma Press.
The great cities of Asia in photos that highlight the charged relationship between resident and city.
Nine experimental shorts from the 11th annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas. Presented as part of the Cultural Binoculars screening series by Aurora Picture Show...Read More
The Light Surgeons’ Mitchell Center Houston residency begins with SuperEverything*, an explosive live cinema performance incorporating multiple projections across over-sized screens, filmed on location across...Read More
The second of a two-part special screening of works by Chinese artists. The program includes Wang Qingsong’s 1 2 3 4 5 6 Chops, Chen...Read More
The program includes Yu Ying’s Unfinished Country, Huang Ran’s Blithe Tragedy, Lu Yang’s Reanimation! Zombie Frog Underwater Ballet!, Chen Qiulin’s River, River, Cheng Ran’s Tears,...Read More
Artist Mel Chin and collector Jereann Chaney for a lively discussion exploring artistic practice, the social value of collecting, and the ties that bind. FREE,...Read More
A 40-minute choreographic work by Mitchell Center resident Jonah Bokaer originally created for the Guggenheim Museum. The piece will be recreated for the Asia Society...Read More
Author and critic Barbara Pollock explores the provocative vision of artist Ai Weiwei, China’s booming art scene, and the blurring distinction between life and art....Read More
60 masterpieces from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection. Korean artist Lee Ufan’s first commissioned piece for a public institution in the...Read More
The Asia Society Texas Center’s inaugural exhibition showcases work by Asian and Asian American artists with Texas connections, guest-curated by Kimberly Davenport of Rice Art...Read More