By ASEF culture360
The Olympic Games are undoubtedly the most ambitiously celebrated sports festivals of our time. While countries bid to host the Games with great fervour despite the involvement of a huge ...
By Claire Wilson
ASEF culture360 contributor Claire Rosslyn WILSON talks to artists Jun YANG and Yan PRESTON about their experiences working on projects in both Asia and Europe as they share the challenges ...
By Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio
culture360 contributor Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio interviews Makiko Yamaguchi from the Tokyo Culture Creation Project to find out more about her perspective on "internationalisation" through arts, culture and creativity.
By Judith Staines
culture360.org Editor Judith Staines visits the southern Japanese city of Beppu and discovers a lively contemporary arts scene alongside the traditional hot springs culture.
By Veeranganakumari Solanki
The history of Biennales and how they have developed in Asia is very young when compared to Biennales in other parts of the world. However, with this Shifting Gravity, there ...
By Llobet & Pons
Artists Jasmina Llobet and Luis Fernández Pons look at how independent art spaces and artist-run initiatives in Japan function and their place within the contemporary arts scene.
Artists Jasmina Llobet and Luis Fernández Pons visited a number of artist-in-residency programmes in Japan and offer their impressions and advice to artists considering applying.
Judith Staines, Culture360.org’s Europe Editor, met Spanish artists Jasmina Llobet & Luis Fernández Pons during their residency at Seoul Art Space Geumcheon in Korea and asked them about their nomadic ...
By Anjali Devidayal
The 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale was held in Japan in commemoration with the 10th anniversary of the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. The exhibition included artists from 21 Asian countries.
By Jeffrey Withaya Campbell
Kentaro Matsui is a theatre critic and also Programme Director of the Tokyo based Setagaya Public Theatre, Japan.
[caption id="attachment_2811" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Daisuke Muto, Japan "][/caption] Contributed by Ive Stevenheydens 'We are interrelated through history' Daisuke Muto, Japan "I like to interpret the word 'contemporary' literally: a moment ...
What is 'contemporary' in performing arts today? What at first seems to be a very simple question actually has no straight or univocal answer at all.