For Art and Travel enthusiasts with only 48 hours to explore a city, Art.See.Asia is the ultimate art lover’s guide! This series captures Asian cities through the eyes of local Contemporary Artists as they bring our host on a unique journey of artistic discovery. Each episode is hosted by a local Artist who will discover new experiences engaging in art challenges and master classes. Through breath-taking architecture, must-sees and quirky nooks and crannies only locals know about, the series uncovers the “artsee” side of the city.
Pilot episode: Kuala Lumpur
Visual Artist, Nini Marini is on the journey to rediscover the artsy side of Kuala Lumpur, with some of the city’s most exciting contemporary artists. They will show us how art is bringing people together in this culturally-diverse city.
Episode 1: Singapore
Yang Er, Singapore’s multi disciplinarian artist is on a journey to discover all the various complexities of Singapore’s arts scene. Together with some of the city’s most exciting artists, they see how art is bridging different worlds – old and new, traditional and contemporary, conservative and liberal.
Episode 2: Taipei
Actress and Photographer, Allison Lin is on a journey to discover how Taipei contemporary artists are keeping traditions alive in the fast changing landscape of a modern city. She meets with diverse artists and immerse into their world through in depth conversations and hands-on experience.
Episode 3: Jakarta
Alex Abbad, Actor and self-taught Visual Artist, is on the journey to find out how and what Indonesia’s contemporary artists are doing to help the community improve its standard of living, to help people and the environment change for the better.
Episode 4: Bangkok
Pahparn Sirima, a prominent Photographer & Art Curator, is on a journey to rediscover Bangkok’s thriving art community through examining Thailand’s problem with inequality. She gets to the heart of the topic by interviewing those who work closely on this complex issue. Not only does she unpack the problem and look for solutions, she explores a city saturated in creativity and life.