Record: Art from the Streets

Featured Image: Landscape by HUA TUNAN Last month I made my way down to the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay to check out Art from the Streets. I was skeptical but also intrigued at this institutionalizing of an art form that has generally been traditionally anti-institutional. Anyway, I paid for a ticket, and was actually quite…

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Record: Kaohsiung & Kenting

Headed to the southern tip of Taiwan in December for a few days with my father and sister, and spent time in the port city of Kaohsiung and adjacent Kenting, which is a national park, and doubles as a top vacation spot during the summer. The off peak vibes were really interesting, and the weather…

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Our JxMs

I’ve started a music blog with my friend, Mirae to talk about our love of Korean and Chinese music. Here in Toronto, I feel like I’m always battling a tenuous connection to the music industry in Asia. I spend a lot of my down time listening to old music, chasing new music, researching discographies, cross-referencing composers, lyricists…

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The Janus Playlist 16-2017

The end of the year leap into the new is generally speaking, rather arbitrary – after all, the earth merely continues its rotation, treading path it’s always tread. What makes it meaningful is the way we use it to notch or demarcate time, space and our memory. This playlist is both retrospection and reminder; these…

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