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Mon, February 26, 2024 | 17:22
World's largest sneaker show to land in Seoul next year
Sneaker Con, arguably the world’s largest convention show for shoe fanatics, is debuting in Seoul in October 2024.
Joseon-era royal ceremony brought to virtual life
The digitally recreated royal ceremony, known as "jinharye," which originally took place in 1887 during the latter days of the 1392-1910 Joseon Kingdom to celebrate the 80th birthday of Grand Royal Dowager Queen Sinjeong (1808-90), is unveiled at Gyeongbok Palace in central Seoul, Tuesday. This historical event, reconstructed via augmented reality (AR) technology, will be ope...
David Rappeneau's contorted portraits are peepholes into nihilistic youth culture
David Rappeneau conjures some of the most intriguingly distorted and densely layered portraits of nihilistic youth culture with a toolkit of ballpoint pen, fluorescent marker and acrylic paints.
First immersive digital show on Korean artist to open at Bunker des Lumieres
The Bunker des Lumieres, a digital art center that opened on Jeju Island as part of French company Culturespaces’ immersive multimedia exhibition projects around the world, is ready to host its first show featuring a Korean artist.
Korean literary gems continue to make waves as translations spark global acclaim
From a novel depicting Jeju Island’s 1948 massacres to a gripping horror thriller webtoon, a string of translated Korean literary works continued to garner global recognition this year, securing wins and nominations for reputable prize-giving organizations.
[INTERVIEW] How Gala Porras-Kim honors forgotten afterlives of ancient objects in museums
It was during her trip to Gwangju in Korea in early 2020 when artist Gala Porras-Kim came across a peculiar “object” in the collection of the city’s national museum - the human remains from a 1st-century BCE shipwreck.
Austin Lee captures mixture of human emotions in bleary, lumpy art
Stepping into the debut solo exhibition of American artist Austin Lee in Seoul feels like embarking on a roller coaster ride through emotions - a familiar experience for many who have navigated the highs and lows of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Navigating copyrights and authorship in age of generative AI
“Undoubtedly, we are approaching new frontiers in copyright as artists put AI in their toolbox,” wrote U.S. district judge Beryl A. Howell in her ruling on one particular case that grabbed international headlines in August.
Historic annals of Joseon find new home in Pyeongchang museum
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province - The National Museum of the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty opens its doors on Nov. 12 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, as the only institution in Korea exhibiting an original copy of the historic annals from the 1392-1910 Joseon Kingdom year-round.
[INTERVIEW] Artist Lee Kang-seung's mission to unearth forgotten queer narratives
Within his dreamlike world of gold-threaded embroidery, graphite drawings and collaborative performances, artist Lee Kang-seung imagines a conversation across time and space, connecting historical queer figures whose lives never directly intertwined.
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