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Asian Horror and Creepypasta: an Interview with Viviane Tran-Le

Asian Horror and Creepypasta: an Interview with Viviane Tran-Le

On the occasion of Halloween, we discuss Asian horror and creepypasta themes with Montreal artist Viviane Tran-Le, as well as her inspirations and influences.

'Pandemic Stories' by photographer Kiran Ambwani

 At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, photographer Kiran Ambwani started the 'Pandemic Stories' project, in solidarity with the Asian community.
pandemic, covid-19, indian artist, montreal, photograph
Storification Through Art: An Interview with Helen Tran

Storification Through Art: An Interview with Helen Tran

In this interview, Mariana Morales discusses with Vietnamese artist Helen Tran about her artistic journey as an immigrant, what it is to belong to an artistic community, and the family...

Exhibition Review: Terre Fertile

In collaboration with the Festival Accès Asie and the Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, Artasiam presents its first exhibition Terre Fertile from May 11th to June 12th, 2022.
Exhibition Review: Terre Fertile
Why is supporting Asian Canadian artists so important?

Why is supporting Asian Canadian artists so important?

In this article, we discuss the importance of supporting Asian Canadian artists and opening a space for reflection on Canadian ethnocultural diversity and its representation in the art scene.

Heritage Through Art: An Interview with Dira

In this interview, we discuss with Indian artist Dira about the syncretism of European techniques and Eastern philosophy in her paintings as well as her greatest inspirations for making art.
Heritage Through Art: An Interview with Dira
5 Received Ideas About Art

5 Received Ideas About Art

"Art isn’t for me, I understand nothing about it," "even my 6-year-old son could do the same." Who has never thought or heard these kinds of phrases? It is important...

In Between Worlds: an Interview with Tong Zhou Lafrance

In this interview, Mariana Morales discusses with Chinese-Canadian artist Tong Zhou Lafrance about her artistic practice, the highly personal inspiration behind her artworks and her plans for the future.
In Between Worlds: an Interview with Tong Zhou Lafrance
Tips: How to pack your work. A step-by-step guide

Tips: How to pack your work. A step-by-step guide

You’ve sold an artwork online, and now you don’t know how to pack it safely? Here is a step-by-step guide to help you pack your work like a pro. In...

What is Asian Art?

The question of “what is Asian art?" takes an unprecedented significance in the light of Artasiam’s mission to promote artists belonging to Asian communities living in Canada. The complexity of this...
What is Asian Art?