Suki Chan: Lucida II & III

Immerse yourself in artist Suki Chan's latest project through the use of eye-tracking technology. The moving image installations ask you to participate, using your gaze to change what you see and hear. Free entry.

14 - 30 June

10:00 - 18:00

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Visual perception across cultures

Explore the act of seeing as a culturally modulated process with a selection of leading researchers and practitioners from art history, neuroscience, medicine and the visual arts. They will explore a diversity of approaches towards the complex subject of visual perception and its meaning in different cultures, societies and historical periods. This symposium accompanies Suki Chan's exhibition.

Thursday 29 June

15:00 - 18:00

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Poems between languages

Join us for an unforgettable evening of poetry and translation with poets Karin Karakaşlı and Sarah Howe and their bridge translator Canan Maraşlıgil. They will discuss the process of carrying poems between languages, which offers at once a complex technical challenge and a space for genuine connection and dialogue.

Friday 30 June

18:45 - 21:00

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Asia House launches new arts membership scheme for individuals

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Asia House has relaunched its individual Friends membership scheme as Asia House Arts Membership (AHAM). Under the new scheme, all Asia House Arts Members will receive a 50% discount off all Asia House arts & learning events and other benefits.

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Samuel Chan: Design purity

As part of the Architecture Asia series, designer Samuel Chan will be in conversation with design historians Charlotte & Peter Fiell. They will explore Chan's singular approach to design and craft in the light of his diverse cultural, social and personal influences.

Wednesday 28 June

18:30 - 21:00

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Transgressing geographical boundaries and overcoming political dilemmas at the 2017 Literature Festival

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The Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival has come to a close for this year after explorations of peace, compassion, inclusion and openness. Hande Eagle shares her thoughts on this year's highlights.

The life and work of Turkish poet Karin Karakaşlı

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Later this month we will be joined by Karin Karakaşlı, one of Turkey’s most acclaimed poets. She will be reading from her new poetry chapbook, History-Geography, alongside UK poet Sarah Howe and Turkish translator Canan Maraşlıgil. Ahead of the talk, read more about her poetry.

Inglorious Empire: Interview with Shashi Tharoor

5 June, 2017

Shashi Tharoor talks about Inglorious Empire

5 June, 2017

A Raindrop in the Ocean:The Life of a Global Adventurer

1 June, 2017

Andrea Hoffmann: The Girl Who Beat ISIS

25 May, 2017


Join Designer Samuel Chan in conversation with Charlotte & Peter Fiell.

Lucida is Chan’s most ambitious and technically-challenging work to date, presenting developing scientific theories about human perception.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of poetry and translation.

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