Month: September 2018

Creative destruction paints a bleak picture for China’s art world

The Chinese government’s recent demolition of the artist Ai Weiwei’s studio raises questions over the state of free expression in modern China. Artists are changing […]

Podcast | The fourth industrial revolution

In our very first Monsoon Podcast, Cherry Zheng speaks to Ehsan Nabavi, a research fellow at the 3A Institute, about the new machines and why […]

Hong Gildong: a classic North Korean adventure film or just sophisticated propaganda?

The 1986 film rendition of folk-hero Hong Gildong fulfils many purposes, providing not only an entertaining re-telling of a classic Korean tale, but also a […]

An end to poverty in Thailand is not on the cards

Thailand’s latest social welfare program is a few cards short of a full deck, Wannaphong Durongkaveroj writes.