Exhibition booklet. The bottom tier is about having basic needs met—food, water, warmth and rest—while at the apex is self-actualisation, which is also self-fulfilment. Artistic endeavours have often been said to fall into this top category as it describes the desire to accomplish things that personally fulfil them as individuals.
Overview Video Gallery List Walkthrough. Infinite conversations delves into our collection to consider the creative practice of artists from mainland China and Hong Kong, a number of whom settled in Australia following the Tiananmen Square protests. Using diverse modes of production, these artists confront and recount the challenges of making a new home with shifting degrees of grief, poetry and optimism.
Jocelle Koh is the founder of Asian Pop Weeklya media platform showcasing Chinese music, aiming to make it more accessible to non-Chinese speakers and act as a bridge between eastern and western cultures. We had a chance to hear from Jocelle about a range of topics related to her unique passion, how her upbringing and cultural heritage has influenced this, and her thoughts on the influence of Asian pop music around the world. Hi there!
I had dismissed the question as too abstract, a lofty rhetorical launchpad to aim us at things that were more concrete, whatever those were — I depended on the credentialed intellectuals and artists on stage to tell me. The ensuing conversation would go back time and again to the idea of origin. The basic facts of our geography — a mass of islands and small land masses crammed together with maritime and agricultural societies and fluid borders; the origins of our newer borders and maps — our revolving door of colonizers; the origins of our current state i.
Written by teachers for teachers, Sand to Sky provides practical and experiential insights to challenge tradition and to focus on creative and diverse approaches to education. Journey with teachers who use theatrical methods such as blue wigs, music, rhymes, dance steps, and tongue dyes to bring abstract Chinese Medical theory to life, or who take students into the Alaskan wilderness for a crash course in theFive Elements. Sand toSky offers a prompt for future discussions to train the next generation of practitioners and teachers.
A series of videos featuring personal stories that reflect the breadth of experiences in the United States. We knew it was time to broaden that conversation which we hope includes you, too. So in two days of interviews we sought to unpack assumptions and uncover some deeper truths about the experiences of Asian-Americans.
The City is grateful to all who took the time to participate in the many community conversations in early The information gathered will assist the efforts of creating higher levels of community engagement, new policies, and identification of resources to address the needs of the Asian community in Austin. View the 3, comments received from these community conversations, here.
Wilson Shieh, Angkor Quartet Ink and colour on silk. Gift of Yiqingzhai Foundation Limited, Designed to inform Hong Kong audiences about the important work being done by individuals and institutions in the region, REORIENT also seeks to examine affinities and intersections between cultural practices in Hong Kong and the global south.
Laurel Brook, Tomson brookl stolaf. The goal of the Asian Conversations program is to provide students with an opportunity to incorporate an off-campus learning experience as well as language study into an extended discussion of the peoples and places that make up Asia. Asian Conversations is open to all students interested in studying Asia and Asian languages who are enrolled concurrently in at least second year Chinese or Japanese.
Understanding and engaging with people of different faiths is an integral part of cross-cultural missions and at Asia Gateway, we focus on exposing our students to this study. The ultimate objective of this seminar was to equip every disciple of Jesus to better engage with our non-Christian neighbours in Malaysia. This seminar introduced participants to the major religions in Asia such as Buddhism, Confucianism, and Hinduism, as well as an analysis of Interfaith Issues in Asian contexts. It began with the various Approaches to the Study of Religions, followed by understanding the different religions through case study, video and group discussion from a Christian perspective.