Arts

Conceptualist Svay Sareth carries "Ball and Chain" through Phnom Penh (Courtesy of Sa Sa Bassac Gallery)

Cambodian contemporary art comes of age

Provocative generation of artists tackles troubled history and current woes

  • Anime legend Miyazaki returns to the director's chair

    New movie in the works, his studio confirms

  • Basquiat canvas soars to record $110.5 million at Sotheby's auction

  • Tea Leaves

    007 shows how Tokyo and London can revive security alliance

    James Bond and Tiger Tanaka point the way as Abe and May confront regional change

  • Royalty changes strike sour note among Japan's music teachers

    Schools set to take copyright collective to court over scope of performance rights

  • Tiny Italian city hosts Asia's biggest cinema showcase in West

    Top Asian filmmakers and stars flock to Udine for casual, low-key interaction with fellow filmmakers, audiences

  • Anime a $21bn market -- in China

    Young consumers with cash ready to splurge on Japanese content

  • Nepalese earthquake rubble inspires creative response

    Two years after deadly tremor, local artists seek meaning in aftermath of disaster

  • Chiang Mai: Thailand's modern-day Left Bank

    Evolution of Thai northern city into creative hub fuels hopes of gaining UNESCO status

  • Musician revives traditional Sarawak instrument

    Reappearance of the sape helps to update heritage of Malaysia's Kelabit people

  • Japan's gateway to Broadway to license own musicals to China

    Shiki Theater inks first deal with Chinese company to increase earnings

  • Campaign seeks return of Aboriginal artist's lost copyright

    Slighted watercolorist's landscapes now hang in Australian national museum

  • Studio-backed Japanese venture to stream anime music

    Flat-rate service seeks to fill niche poorly served by the Western names

  • Sony Music teams up with anime producer for big Asian crowds

    Festival highlights Japanese culture, manga, music

  • Human Go masters, AI begin world championship

    DeepZenGo competing with players from Japan, South Korea and China

  • Dark chapter of Taiwan history memorialized in music

    Hong Kong-born composer disclaims political intentions

  • Vietnam makes tourism ambassador of King Kong director

    Box office success fires official interest in attracting foreign filmmakers

  • Art finds its place in the new Yangon

    Gallery walking tour throws fresh light on heritage and modernity

  • Singapore reinvents itself as regional film hub

    Foreign and local interests see growing potential in the former bastion of conservatism

  • Seductively silent art bridges East and West

    Miya Ando's work reflects her complex roots and Buddhist heritage