Asian Art & Wisdom



Welcome to Asian Art and Wisdom a podcast where we interview experts, scholars, and people who are passionate about Asian cultures.


  • Finding Your Guru, Finding Yourself: Interview with Joseph Houseal (2/2)

    10/04/2018 Duration: 34min

    In this heartfelt conversation, Joseph Houseal, world-leading specialist of ancient dances, reveals more about his professional and spiritual journey. Recalling fond memories with his Noh Sensei and Vajrayana Buddhist masters, Joseph elucidates the aesthetic approach to religion in Buddhism, and moreover, demystifies what a guru means.

  • The Power of Ancient Dances: Interview with Joseph Houseal (1/2)

    27/03/2018 Duration: 35min

    Joseph Houseal is an ancient dance specialist. He is the director of Core of Culture – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to safeguarding intangible world culture and assuring the continuity of ancient dance traditions where they originate. At Core of Culture, Joseph has overseen dance preservation and research projects in many parts of the world, including Ladakh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, India, and Nepal. 

  • Chinese Enameled Porcelain and Recipes for Happiness: Interview with Tang Hui

    17/03/2018 Duration: 30min

    Hui TANG received her PhD from University of Warwick in 2017. She now works as a curator at the National Maritime Museum in London. In the first episode of the show, we talked about enameled porcelain and the experience of doing a PhD.