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Asia Society

United States

Grants Awarded

2016 | Theater | Japan

to support the participation of artists and performers from Japan in the production "Recycling: Washi Tales" in March 2016

2015 | Dance | Myanmar

to support the Shwe Man Thabin Zat Pwe performance at the Asia Society in New York on April 10 and 11, 2015

2011 | Arts, General | United States

to enable Mr. Muhammad Zamzam Fauzanafi and Mr. Muchamad Fajar Ismail to travel to the United States to receive the 2011 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from The President

2011 | Art History | Asia General

to support the participation of two speakers from Asia in the ACAW 2011 public symposium program entitled Dialogues in Asian Contemporary Art

2010 | Arts, General | Indonesia

to provide support for the travel expenses of arts professionals and presenters to travel to Indonesia to organize a survey of Indonesian arts and culture

2009 | Dance | United States

to enable choreographer and dancer Sardono Kusumo and two Indonesian dance artists to participate in the Baryshnikov Arts Center's presentation of Tradition, Inventions, Exchanges in spring 2009

2006 | Theater | United States

to support the fall 2006 American performance tour of the Chorus Repertory Theater from Manipur, India

2005 | Dance | United States

to support a residency by Indonesian choreographer/dancer Mugiyono Kasido and the presentation of the multi-media installation piece Traditions/Invention/Exchange in A Celebration of Indonesian Arts and Society at the Asia Society in summer 2005

2003 | Music | United States

to support a performance residency by musicians and dancers from Burma

2000 | Theater | United States

to support the fall 2000 American performance tour of the Chorus Repertory Theater from Manipur, India

2000 | Theater | Philippines

to enable playwright Chris Millado and Kalinga music specialist Benny Sokkong to participate in performance and symposium programs associated with Sheer Realities: A Celebration of Philippine Culture, a multi-faceted program of Philippine arts held in New York in winter and spring 2000.

1999 | Theater | United States

to support the participation of artists from Asia in the development of a new music theater work, Forgiveness, commissioned by the Asia Society for presentation in the United States in spring 2000

1998 | Music | Indonesia

to support the participation of musicians from Indonesia in the Empty Tradition/City of Peonies production presented at the Asia Society in October 1998

1994 | Museum Studies | China

to enable Vishaka Desai, director, Asia Society Galleries, to undertake art historical research in China in summer 1994

1994 | Arts, General | Asia General

to enable Rhoda Grauer, director, department of media and performing arts, to survey arts activities in East and Southeast Asia in spring 1994 in connection with developing future program plans for the Asia Society.

1992 | Theater | United States

to support the United States tour of a Vietnamese water puppet performance

1992 | Visual Art | Asia General

to support the participation of two contemporary arts specialists from Asia in the Asian American Art Centre's exhibition programs in 1993

1989 | Film, Video, & Photography | Asia General

to provide travel and per diem support for film artist for Asia participating in the International Festival of Asian Film held at the Asia Society in October 1989.

1986 | Arts, General | Asia General

to support artists from Asia participating in the Asia Society's performance programs in 1986-87

1985 | Dance | United States

to support a dance workshop in North Indian Kathak conducted by Birju Maharaj at the Asia Society in September 1985

1985 | Visual Art | Japan

to support curatorial travel involved in planning an exhibition of the work of Ito Jakuchu, scheduled to open at the Asia Society in fall 1989

1981 | Film, Video, & Photography | United States

to enable twelve Indian directors, writers, and other film specialists to participate in Film India, a series of film screenings, lectures, and symposia held in selected cities throughout the United States organized by The Asia Society, The Museum of Modern Art, and the Indo-U.S. Subcommission on Education and Culture, New York, in fall 1981.

1978 | Film, Video, & Photography | India

to provide support to enable the Indo-U.S. Subcommission on Education and Culture to present a series of five contemporary Indian films to be telecast nationally on the Public Broadcasting Service

1978 | Art History | Europe

to enable Christine Kanda, assistant professor of Japanese art, Princeton University, and Hiram Woodward, assistant professor of the history of art, University of Michigan, to attend a symposium on American and European resources for the study of Asian art, held in Berlin in May 1978 under the joint sponsorship of the Asia Society and the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies.

1977 | Arts, General | Nepal

to provide support for the presentation on public television of a videotape documenting the exhibition "Nepal: Where the Gods are Young" held at the Asia House Gallery in fall 1975.

1977 | Film, Video, & Photography | Hong Kong

to enable Clary Worswick, photography historian, New York, to conduct research in London, Edinburgh, and Hong Kong in connection with the preparation of an exhibition of nineteenth century photographs of China scheduled to be shown at Asia House Gallery in spring 1978 and to be circulated thereafter to selected museums in the United States.

1976 | Visual Art | Europe

to enable Dr. Pratapaditya Pal, curator of the Indian and Islamic art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, to survey collections of Indian art in Europe in connection with the preparation of the exhibition Sculptural Styles of Gupta India and Their Influence, scheduled to be shown at the Asia House Galley, New york; the Art institute of Chicago; and the Kimbell Art Museum, Ft. Worth, beginning October 1978.

1975 | Film, Video, & Photography | United States

to provide support for the exhibition Photographs from the Himalayas: Abode of the Snows organized jointly by the Asia Society and the International Center Photography, shown at the Asia House Gallery, New York, summer 1975, and circulated thereafter to other cities in New York by the Gallery Association of New York State.

1975 | Film, Video, & Photography | India

to enable Clark Worswick, photographer, New York, to conduct research and survey photographic collections in England and India in preparation for The Last Empire: Victorian Photographs of India, an exhibition of nineteenth and early twentieth-century photographs of the art and culture of India, shown at the Asia House Gallery, New York, July-September 1976, and circulated thereafter to other cities in the United States.

1974 | Art History | Japan

to enable Henry Trubner, curator, Department of Asian Art, Seattle art Museum, to visit Japan to select works of art for the exhibition Chinese Ceramics from Japanese Collections shown at the Asia House Gallery, New York; the Seattle Art Museum; the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth; and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, April-December 1977.

1974 | Visual Art | Europe

to enable Jeannine Auboyer, director, Mus

1973 | Visual Art | Thailand

to enable the following curators from the Fine Arts Department, Bangkok, to accompany the exhibition The Sculpture of Thailand shown at the Asia House Gallery, New York; the Cleveland Museum of Art; the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; the Seattle Art Museum; and the Dallas Museum of Fine Art, October 1972-January 1974: Pittaya Damdenngarm, Nikom Musigakama, Banterng Poolsilpa.

1971 | Archaeology | Indonesia

to enable Satyawati Suleiman, chairman, Archeological Foundation, Jakarta, and Abu Ridho, curator, Central Museum, Jakarta, to accompany the exhibition Ancient Indonesian Art of the Central and Eastern Javanese Periods shown at the Asia House Gallerey, New York; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City; and the Center of Asian Art and Culture, San Fransisco, October 1971-July 1972

1967 | Arts, General | United States

to provide support for a survey by William W. Lockwood, Jr., director of programming, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, in connection with the proposed reestablishment of Asia Society's Performing Arts Program

1965 | Archaeology | Afghanistan

to support the exhibition of Ancient Art from Afghanistan shown at the Asia House Gallery, New York; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C., January - August 1966; and to enable Karim Barakzai, curator, and Ahmed Ali Motamedi, director, the Kabul Museum, to accompany the exhibition in the United States.

1964 | Arts, General | Asia General

to provide support for a lecture demonstration program on Asian dance for schools in New York City area and for the production of a film on Asian performing artists made in collaboration with the New York City Board of Education.

1964 | Music | India

to the Asia Society, New York, to provide support for a concert tour in the United States by Indian musicians and the sitarist, Ravi Shankar, September 1964-February 1965