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Cherry blossoms and the beauty of Japanese paper

Artist Sybille Schlumbom describes travelling to the small city of Echizen on Japan's west coast to meet with fellow woodblock artists and learn about the intricacies of Japanese paper making.

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Illustrator's India visit shines light on Anglo-Indian heritage

Mural artist and illustrator Guy Howard-Smith recounts his visit to India to conduct research for a children's book on Anglo-Indian history, and learn about his own history in the process.

Arts grants
New Zealand artists to explore Asia opportunities

Seventeen New Zealand-based artists have been selected as recipients of the latest round of Asia New Zealand Foundation's Arts Practitioners Fund.

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Artist selected for prestigious Japan residency and international art festival

Artist Sarah Hudson has been selected for the Naoshima Artist Residency and to participate in the prestigious Setouchi Triennale—a contemporary art festival held on islands in Japan's Seto Inland Sea.

Research / Arts
Report highlights New Zealanders’ growing interest in Asian arts

The Foundation's research report New Waves: Meeting the growing hunger for Asian art in Aotearoa finds increasing interest in Asian arts and cultural experiences among New Zealanders.

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Artist divines connections in Japan and Taiwan

Visiting fortune tellers and spiritual readers for an upcoming project gave artist Jen Alexandra a glimpse into a significant side of Japanese and Taiwanese societies that often go overlooked.

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Q&A: NZ artist immerses self in Taiwan's vibrant pop culture

In this Q&A, we talk to artist Allan Xia about his research trip to Taiwan and discuss what makes Taiwan such a hotbed for contemporary pop-culture.

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NZ performing arts practitioners to strengthen links with Asia

Ten New Zealand-based performing arts programmers will attend the Yokohama Performing Arts Meeting (YPAM) on a tour organised by the Asia New Zealand Foundation and Creative New Zealand.

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Short film festival highlights Indonesia

The 2023 Show Me Short Film Festival turned the spotlight on Indonesia, looking beyond the beaches of Bali to delve into the societal issues facing the S.E Asian country.

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New Zealand curators immersed in Seoul’s vibrant art scene

Bustling galleries and art fairs, numerous contemporary artworks, and strong connections characterised the recent Asia New Zealand Foundation tour to South Korea for five Kiwi curators.

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Playwright imagines family myths in Xiamen

Playwright and director, actor, and co-founder of Proudly Asian Theatre, Chye-Ling Huang, shares insights from her three-month residency at the Chinese European Arts Centre Residence in Xiamen, China.

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Director Arts visits Asia's arts superconductor - Taiwan

The Foundation's director Arts reports on his recent trip to Taiwan, where he met with arts practitioners and learned about the local arts scene.

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