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Oct 20

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Interview: Director Previews ‘Studio Visit, on a Communal Scale’ for Asian Contemporary Art Week 2014

Asian Contemporary Art Week Director Leeza Ahmady offers a glimpse of what to expect from the Week’s signature event — a two-day forum at Asia Society New York on October 26 and 27, 2014.

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Interview: Director Previews ‘Studio Visit, on a Communal Scale’ for Asian Contemporary Art Week 2014

Asian Contemporary Art Week Director Leeza Ahmady offers a glimpse of what to expect from the Week’s signature event — a two-day forum at Asia Society New York on October 26 and 27, 2014.

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Photo of the Day: Sloping Hills in India’s Coastline
Storm clouds gather over the lush, green hills of the Konkan Coast in India on August 14, 2014. (Amit Rawat/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Sloping Hills in India’s Coastline

Storm clouds gather over the lush, green hills of the Konkan Coast in India on August 14, 2014. (Amit Rawat/Flickr)

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Oct 17

Inaugurated in 2014, Asia Society’s Asia Game Changer Awards are designed to fill a critical gap by identifying and honoring individuals, organizations, and movements making a positive contribution to the future of Asia. Photo by Ann Billingsley. http://scty.asia/Zyi9Z9
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Inaugurated in 2014, Asia Society’s Asia Game Changer Awards are designed to fill a critical gap by identifying and honoring individuals, organizations, and movements making a positive contribution to the future of Asia. Photo by Ann Billingsley. http://scty.asia/Zyi9Z9

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Ellie Azghandi, a New York City educator, presented Jack Ma with his Asia Society Asia Game Changer award. Photo by Ann Billingsley. http://scty.asia/1pkKgC3
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Ellie Azghandi, a New York City educator, presented Jack Ma with his Asia Society Asia Game Changer award. Photo by Ann Billingsley. http://scty.asia/1pkKgC3

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The United Nations Secretary-General salutes the “array of remarkable Asians” convened at the UN for Asia Society’s inaugural Asia Game Changer awards. http://scty.asia/asgc2014
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The United Nations Secretary-General salutes the “array of remarkable Asians” convened at the UN for Asia Society’s inaugural Asia Game Changer awards. http://scty.asia/asgc2014

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Asia Game Changer Awards honoree and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai speaking via video. “I thank the Asia Society for this honor, of being included in [this] list of remarkable people,” Yousafzai said. “There are so many countries and there are issues that children are suffering through, but there are game changers as well who are going to speak, who are going to change the game, and who are going to work for their future. We have to do it together.” Photo by Ann Billingsley. http://scty.asia/asgc2014
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Asia Game Changer Awards honoree and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai speaking via video. “I thank the Asia Society for this honor, of being included in [this] list of remarkable people,” Yousafzai said. “There are so many countries and there are issues that children are suffering through, but there are game changers as well who are going to speak, who are going to change the game, and who are going to work for their future. We have to do it together.” Photo by Ann Billingsley. http://scty.asia/asgc2014

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On October 16, 2014, Asia Society honored Jack Ma, Chairman of the Alibaba Group, and 12 other leaders and institutions as its inaugural class of Asia Game Changers. The ceremony, held at the United Nations in New York City, recognized those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.
L to R: (standing) Whitney Kroenke, Zhang Minxuan, Madhav Chavan, Shigeru Ban, Saad Mohseni, Kikka Hanazawa, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Miki Higasa, Pawan Sinha, Shiza Shahid; (seated) Josette Sheeran, Indonesian Ambassador to the UN Desra Percaya, Mark Johnson, Jack Ma, Julie Gilhart, and Illac Diaz. Photo by Jimi Celeste. http://scty.asia/asgc2014
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On October 16, 2014, Asia Society honored Jack Ma, Chairman of the Alibaba Group, and 12 other leaders and institutions as its inaugural class of Asia Game Changers. The ceremony, held at the United Nations in New York City, recognized those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.

L to R: (standing) Whitney Kroenke, Zhang Minxuan, Madhav Chavan, Shigeru Ban, Saad Mohseni, Kikka Hanazawa, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Miki Higasa, Pawan Sinha, Shiza Shahid; (seated) Josette Sheeran, Indonesian Ambassador to the UN Desra Percaya, Mark Johnson, Jack Ma, Julie Gilhart, and Illac Diaz. Photo by Jimi Celeste. http://scty.asia/asgc2014

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