All posts tagged "Asia House"

  • British Asian Women and Shakespeare

    British Asian women have been doing revolutionary work with Shakespeare in theatre, film and literature. Join acclaimed actor Shobna Gulati and academic Dr. Koel Chatterjee in a lively discussion on presenting Shakespeare for modern audiences and the...

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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  • Halos and Hunts: Depicting Power at Jahangir’s Court

    Halos and Hunts: Depicting Power at Jahangir’s Court by Dr. Mehreen Chida-Razvi The reign of the third Mughal emperor, Jahangir (r.1605–27), is fascinating for the innovative and vibrant art, architecture and material culture it produced. It ushered...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • The Sages: Soundmapping the New Silk Roads

    It is said that music is the language of the soul, and nothing could be truer for this world music fusion band. The Sages – 竹林七贤, a London-based world band of promising young musicians, draws inspirations from...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Rana Begum in Conversation

    Join us for a lively evening with one of the most exciting artists working in Britain today, Rana Begum, in conversation with Anne Barlow, Director of Tate St Ives, who hosted Rana’s solo exhibition in 2018. The...

    • Posted February 15, 2019
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  • Qu Lei Lei In Conversation at Asia House

    Join us for a panel discussion and fascinating insight into leading contemporary ink painter, Qu Lei Lei’s life journey from China to London. The artist will be in conversation with British Museum Basil Gray curator, Dr Luk...

    • Posted February 3, 2019
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  • Van Gogh & Japan: The Provence Years by Martin Bailey at Asia House

    For Van Gogh, Japan held great appeal, particularly its woodblock prints. In 1888 he left Paris and headed south, to the city of Arles in Provence. In its clear light, he developed as a landscape artist under...

    • Posted January 24, 2019
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  • Chinese Food Philosophy: A Recipe for Life

    What can the world learn from a distinctive food culture that promotes spiritual, mental and physical health? Chinese culinary traditions reveal much about the social, moral and religious codes that have long governed Chinese society. The content...

    • Posted January 10, 2019
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  • Unexpected Heritage: Freddie Mercury’s Hidden Roots

    To his legions of fans the world over, Queen front-man Freddie Mercury was a quintessentially British rock star. Few are fully aware of the extent to which his image, art and lifestyle contradicted a complex and misunderstood...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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