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Asian Modernism

I’m almost tired of saying this, but there is mounting evidence that “traditional” Asian Buddhism is more media savvy and technologically advanced than most of Western Buddhism, and presents as … Continue reading

2021/07/10 · Leave a comment

Burma: A Radical Vision

Twitter: Scenes of candlelight night strike in Inwun village, Launglon Township tonight, defying military rules. #MurdererMinAungHlaing#WhatsHappeningInMyanmar#July3RevileStrike#MilkTeaAlliance These red paintings, combining red hand prints, red text and spatters, presents a radical … Continue reading

2021/07/04 · Leave a comment

Rap Against the Junta: Dictators Must Die

Rap Against the Junta’s “Dictators Must Die” dropped today, but it’s not that easy to find. I’m going to try to make this as simple as possible for you to … Continue reading

2021/06/30 · Leave a comment

Burma: Art & Protest

“10 Ways to Resist a Military Regime” .@ThetHtarThet1 and I collaborated on this series. We wanted to celebrate the power of the people, and the uniqueness of this movement. It … Continue reading

2021/06/27 · Leave a comment

Rap Against the Junta

The #MilkTeaAlliance is putting out a collaborative hip-hop/rap track against dictatorship. Even if you don’t like hip-hop or rap, please consider supporting this courageous effort and buy the track. Give … Continue reading

2021/06/27 · Leave a comment

ASEAN Response to Myanmar Coup

submitted by Gary Horvitz, to introduce an article by Thitinan Pongsudhirak in the Bangkok Post (linked at the end of the post). One of the more obvious questions concerning the … Continue reading

2021/06/16 · Leave a comment

Tokyo: Tribute June 16th 2019 HK

A large crowd gathers in Tokyo to mark the 2nd anniversary of the June 12 protest in Hong Kong #MilkTeaAlliance #June12thProtest

2021/06/13 · Leave a comment

Climate Bomb #3

Climate Bomb #3. This is one of my first attempts to do a mid-century modern drawing/painting; and my first attempt at using acrylic paint and canvas board. I also used … Continue reading

2021/06/13 · Leave a comment

HK: Art and Protest

When he heard that people in Hong Kong were forming a human chain to call for democracy on Aug. 23, a local designer who goes by the name Phesti borrowed … Continue reading

2021/06/12 · Leave a comment

Drawing Like Kandinsky

Week 2 of my Zen drawing class. The teacher’s instructions were to use drawings to ‘gather information’ from the object. And then make a drawing based on the information gathered, … Continue reading

2021/06/10 · Leave a comment

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I do Tai Chi with Paul Read, the Teapot Monk, @ 21st Century Tai Chi Academy https://www.21stcenturytaichi.com/academy/89szm