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Better Together? Two Approaches to LGBT Activism in China | The Diplomat

Better Together? Two Approaches to LGBT Activism in China | The Diplomat | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

LGBT activists in China are presenting very real issues that won’t just disappear...

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Aux gardiens des maisons longues : une introduction aux arts Dayak | Détours des Mondes

Aux gardiens des maisons longues : une introduction aux arts Dayak | Détours des Mondes | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le nom même de Borneo véhicule tout un imaginaire exotique dans lequel des tribus de coupeurs de têtes cohabitent avec les féroces animaux d’une jungle inextricable et hostile !
Joseph Conrad en a fait la toile de fond de son premier roman La Folie Almayer en 1895, ayant pourtant été informé, rappelle-t-il dans sa préface, que...

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Takashi Murakami : “Je suis atteint d’un dysfonctionnement psychologique” | Télérama

Takashi Murakami : “Je suis atteint d’un dysfonctionnement psychologique” | Télérama | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A l’occasion de sa douzième exposition à la galerie Perrotin, le Japonais présente plus de 40 œuvres récentes et inédites – voire même inachevées. Rencontre avec ce docteur en peinture Nihonga, plus que jamais concerné par les bleus à l’âme...

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Quand le pop art dialogue avec le manga | 24 Heures

Quand le pop art dialogue avec le manga | 24 Heures | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Marc Atallah, directeur de la Maison d’Ailleurs, à Yverdon-les-Bains, se plaît à débusquer des liens là où il semble a priori ne pas y en avoir. Sur l’impulsion de Pierre Keller, ancien directeur de l’ECAL et commissaire de l’exposition, le musée présente simultanément 48 affiches sérigraphiées du graphiste et peintre Tadanori Yokoo, et 79 planches originales du dessinateur Osamu Tezuka, créateur notamment d’Astro Boy...

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Ce professeur japonais recrée des chefs-d’œuvre sur son tableau noir | Ufunk

Ce professeur japonais recrée des chefs-d’œuvre sur son tableau noir | Ufunk | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, est un professeur d’art japonais qui s’amuse à reproduire les chefs-d’œuvre de la peinture sur son tableau noir, comme le Guernica de Pablo Picasso, La Cène de Léonard de Vinci ou encore La Grande Vague de Kanagawa de Hokusai. Un nouvel exemple de Kokuban Art, le dessin sur tableau noir qui est devenu un véritable phénomène au Japon. Je vous propose aussi de jeter un œil aux cours d’anatomie de Chuan-Bin Chung et aux typographies sur tableau noir de Dangerdust...

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La Maison d'Ailleurs s'ouvre à l'esthétisme nippon | Le Matin

La Maison d'Ailleurs s'ouvre à l'esthétisme nippon | Le Matin | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La Maison d'Ailleurs à Yverdon-les-Bains (VD) présente dès samedi et jusqu'au 30 avril 2017 «Pop Art mon Amour». L'exposition explore l'esthétisme nippon à travers les créations de Yokoo, le «Warhol du Japon», de Tezuka, le «dieu du manga» et de Joanie Lemercier...

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Sassanid structures uncovered in Takestan | Archaeology News Network

Sassanid structures uncovered in Takestan | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The second season of archaeological expedition in Takestan’s Islamic Azad University site has uncovered architectural structures possibly Sassanid in origin.Mohammad Bahramzadeh, the head of the expedition reported to the local office of Iran's Cultural Heritage Research Center in Takestan, in Qazvin province, that other objects had been found which included pieces of high-quality pottery...

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23,000 year old fish hooks found in Japanese island cave | Archaeology News Network

23,000 year old fish hooks found in Japanese island cave | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Fishhooks found on a southern Japanese island date back some 23,000 years, making them among the world’s oldest fishing implements, researchers said Monday...

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Six bronze vessels unearthed in Jiangxi | Archaeology News Network

Six bronze vessels unearthed in Jiangxi | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Six bronze vessels were discovered in Jiangxi province on Sept. 18 by Yu Shiping, a farmer in Jishui County. According to Ye Xiang, a curator of the county museum, the bronze vessels were all standard utensils such as copper containers and wine warmers...

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National Gallery of Australia returns two sculptures to India | Art Daily

National Gallery of Australia returns two sculptures to India | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The NGA is to voluntarily return two sculptures to the Government of India following the discovery of new evidence about their provenance and removal from India.
The Goddess Pratyangira (Tamil Nadu, India, 12th Century) and Worshippers of the Buddha (Andhra Pradesh, India, 3rd Century) antiquities were purchased by the NGA in 2005 from New York dealership ‘Art of the Past’. The dealership owner Mr Subhash Kapoor was arrested in 2011 and is awaiting trial in India for...

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Debut exhibition in the US of ceramic works by Yuki Hayama on view in New York | Art Daily

Debut exhibition in the US of ceramic works by Yuki Hayama on view in New York | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ippodo Gallery is presenting Beauty of Life¸ the debut exhibition in the US of ceramic works by Yuki Hayama. Hayama’s ceramics are exceptional, characterized by careful patterns, with meticulous attention to detail acting as a meditative aim for a better world. He personifies the forces of nature - water, flowers, trees, animals, sky, earth - across 20 works. All are encapsulated in every single bowl. Large and small, pots and dishes, each ceramic piece is shaped as a sphere, further expressing...

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Le « Ramayana », fenêtre sur l’Inde d’aujourd’hui | Le Monde

Le « Ramayana », fenêtre sur l’Inde d’aujourd’hui | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L’épopée du Ramayana contient l’Inde tout entière. Ou, comme l’écrivait André Malraux dans ses Anti­mémoires, le Ramayana « emplit encore le rêve de l’Inde comme l’Olympe a empli jadis celui de la Grèce ». Les quarante-huit mille vers répartis sur sept chants, composés au début de notre ère par le poète Valmiki, racontent bien davantage que la vie exemplaire du prince Rama. « C’est une fenêtre sur l’Inde contemporaine », explique Vasantha Yogananthan, auteur d’un...

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Folk comedian performs retrospective show | VietNamNet

Folk comedian performs retrospective show | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hinh was born in 1960 in the northern province of Bac Ninh, the cradle of quan ho (love duet) singing. His passion for this style of folk art developed at an early age and he joined the provincial art troupe as a singer in 1977.
He was the first student to study with Cinema and Theatre College’s Cheo Faculty. He has contributed his talent to preserving the traditional he cheo (cheo clown) and has played many roles in traditional pieces, including Nguoi Ngua-Ngua Nguoi and Ly Toet Xu Kien.
Xuan Hinh spoke about his...

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Art exhibit reflects 30 years of VN renewal | VietNamNet

Art exhibit reflects 30 years of VN renewal | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

It’s not an ordinary exhibition,” art critic Nguyen Duc Binh, a curator of the Mo Cua (Open Door) event hosted by the culture ministry, told Viet Nam News. “It aims to pay tribute to artists who have made considerable contributions to the country’s fine arts through the past 30 years. The public and the art circle will see the change in the field of fine arts as well as many other areas of our society.”
Vi Kien Thanh, head of the culture ministry’s Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition, said the artists were selected by three officials from the department, who acted as curators, namely art critic Binh, painter Nguyen Hai Ha and Thanh himself...

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Why Dead Rulers of the Han Dynasty Were Plugged With Jade | Smithsonian

Why Dead Rulers of the Han Dynasty Were Plugged With Jade | Smithsonian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

During the days of China's Han dynasty, when a ruler died his corpse was carefully packed with jade "plugs." These were believed to guarantee immortality for the deceased...[VIDEO]

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Aux gardiens des maisons longues : une introduction aux arts Dayak | Détours des Mondes (Blog)

Aux gardiens des maisons longues : une introduction aux arts Dayak | Détours des Mondes (Blog) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le nom même de Borneo véhicule tout un imaginaire exotique dans lequel des tribus de coupeurs de têtes cohabitent avec les féroces animaux d’une jungle inextricable et hostile !...

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Les plus vieux hameçons du monde découverts au Japon | Courrier International

Les plus vieux hameçons du monde découverts au Japon | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Deux hameçons vieux de 23 000 ans ont été retrouvés dans une grotte sur l’île d’Okinawa, au Japon. Les recherches suggèrent que les techniques de pêche utilisées par les hommes préhistoriques étaient plus avancées qu’on le pensait...

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Le «Louvre Abu Dhabi» doit ouvrir finalement en 2017 | Le Devoir (Canada)

Le «Louvre Abu Dhabi» doit ouvrir finalement en 2017 | Le Devoir (Canada) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L'ouverture du « Louvre d'Abu Dhabi », déjà annoncée pour 2012 puis pour la fin de cette année...

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Nizayama Art Park Power Plant Museum exhibits works by Izumi Kato and Chen Fei | Art Daily

Nizayama Art Park Power Plant Museum exhibits works by Izumi Kato and Chen Fei | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Nizayama Art Park Power Plant Museum is presenting “Living in Figures”, a joint exhibition by two internationally renowned contemporary arti...

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"Jikka", la maison tipi cachée dans une forêt du Japon | Huffington Post

"Jikka", la maison tipi cachée dans une forêt du Japon | Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Nichée au sommet d'une colline non loin de Shizuoka au Japon, cette maison a quelque chose de magique, si bien que nous nous attendons à voir surgir à tout moment des lutins et des nymphes des bois environnants.
Nommé "Jikka", ce trésor caché composé de cinq structures façon tipi a été conçu par l'architecte japonais Issei Suma. Il faut le voir "comme une hutte primitive et aussi un peu comme une...

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Archaeologists dig Afghanistan, map its cultural heritage | Art Daily

Archaeologists dig Afghanistan, map its cultural heritage | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For archaeologists Afghanistan, rich in ancient treasures and once a key stop on the legendary silk road, is an "open-air museum", albeit one ravaged by war and plagued by looters.
After 30 years of conflicts, Afghanistan's cultural heritage is in dire straits, but one group of archaeologists is trying to put the country's historical sites...

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Soldiers replace tourists in Aleppo's battered Old City | Art Daily

Soldiers replace tourists in Aleppo's battered Old City | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Instead of colourful, handmade caps for sale to Syrians and foreign tourists, Zakaria Mosuli -- the last tailor in Aleppo's battered Old City -- now sews military headwear almost exclusively for soldiers.
More than five years of war have turned Aleppo's historic city centre, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage site home to an imposing citadel, into a makeshift military barracks.
Syrian shoppers and foreign backpackers have been replaced by war-weary troops, and colourful souvenir stands have given way to checkpoints dividing the ancient market into rebel- and government-held zones.
"I am the only tailor left in Aleppo's old city," says Mosuli in his...

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8,000 year old settlement uncovered in West-Central Iran | Aracheology News Network

8,000 year old settlement uncovered in West-Central Iran | Aracheology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ghafour Kaka, head of excavation expedition in the site of Sarsakhti Castle Hill in an eponymous village in Shazand said that the evidence found at the site included simple and adorned pottery, bone and stone tools, counting tools and animal figurines, human skeletons, spindle whorls and casting moulds.
“Our excavations reveal that the site had been settled at least 8,000 years ago (Neolithic Age)," said Kaka. "According to stratigraphic work carried out in 2012, the site was occupied in the Neolithic, Eneolithic, Bronze and Iron Ages, as well as in the Parthian, Ilkhanid, and Qajar...

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World's oldest fish hooks found in Japanese island cave | BBC

World's oldest fish hooks found in Japanese island cave | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have found the world's oldest fish hooks in a cave on the Japanese island of Okinawa.
The pair, dating from about 23,000 years ago, were carved from sea snail shells and found with other ancient relics, according to a paper.
It is thought humans inhabited the island from at least 30,000 years ago, surviving despite scarce resources.
The findings suggest a wider use of advanced maritime technology in that era than previously thought.
Modern humans first moved...

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The 16-string Zither - traditional Vietnamese musical instrument | VietNamNet

The 16-string Zither - traditional Vietnamese musical instrument | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own customs and traditions. Those groups have created a variety of traditional musical instruments, which have played an important role in Vietnamese people’s lives.
The many types of musical instruments found in Vietnam include "monochord zither", "moon-shaped two-string lute", and “pear-shaped lute with four strings”.
One of the best-known musical instruments is the Đàn Tranh or 16-string Zither...

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The defenders of folk songs and music | VietNamNet

The defenders of folk songs and music | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

All the artists, researchers, singers, and editors who have greatly contributed to the program feel proud that it’s the only program to have broadcast hundreds of folk songs and traditional music each day.
With love for the art form, they have wholeheartedly devoted themselves to collecting, researching, and introducing the cultural heritage to listeners across the country.
In this week’s Society, we’ll spotlight a number of people who are doing the utmost to preserve Vietnamese folk songs and music.
VOV broadcasts folk music and song programs, covering all forms of traditional folklore and theatrical musical arts, nationwide, from the lowlands...

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