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Reporter : Park Han-sol
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 11:00
[INTERVIEW] Google Arts and Culture brings DMZ to virtual life
The 250-km-long and 4-km-wide strip that has divided the two warring Koreas since the signing of the 1953 Armistice Agreement - better known as the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) - is a geographical paradox.
Celebrating 70th anniversary of Korea-US alliance
Patriots and Veterans Affairs Minister Park Min-shik, front row third from right, Google Korea Country Manager Kim Kyoung-hoon, front row left, foreign envoys in Korea and Korean War veterans hold up signs at the launching ceremony of Google Arts and Culture's new interactive online exhibit, “Korea's Demilitarized Zone,” held at the War Memorial of Korea in Yongsa...
'Pixel artist' Hong Seung-hye's road to creative liberation
For a quarter of a century, the basic building blocks of veteran artist Hong Seung-hye's paintings have been none other than pixels - the smallest square unit that forms a foundation of any raster image appearing on a digital screen.
Korean nominees announced for celebrated children's literature awards
The list of Korean nominees for the 2024 edition of the distinguished international children's literature awards has been announced Saturday. Writer Lee Geum-yi and illustrator Kwon Yoon-duck have been nominated for the 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award (HCAA), according to the Korean Board on Books for Young People (KBBY).
NewJeans' hanji artworks to be put up for auction this weekend
Hanji artworks, produced by K-pop girl group NewJeans in an effort to promote Korea's traditional paper made from the bark of mulberry trees, will head to an online auction this weekend. Early last month, the K-pop act appeared in a Korea Craft & Design Foundation's (KCDF) YouTube video to introduce Korea's centuries-old technique used to fashion hanji - the paper long touted...
[INTERVIEW] KOCIS aims to promote 'sustainable hallyu' via Korean cultural centers worldwide
Hallyu, or the Korean wave, reached another milestone last year with simultaneous successes in music, cinema and drama, further cementing the country's reputation as a rising cultural powerhouse.
Rare Joseon-era moon jar, Park Soo-keun painting to go on display before Christie's NY auction
The leading auction house Christie's is set to exhibit 10 major Korean antiques and pre-modern works of art - including a rare Joseon-era moon jar - at its Seoul outpost next week before they are put up for auction in New York in March.
How will AI affect translators of the future?
What should be the role of a human translator in the age of ever-evolving artificial intelligence (AI)? Will machine-powered translation benefit or replace its human counterparts? The conundrum is knocking at our door sooner than we imagined.
Final lineup of artists, commissioned projects unveiled for Gwangju Biennale
The 14th edition of Gwangju Biennale, Asia's largest and longest-running survey of contemporary art, is set to bring in 79 artists and collectives to examine transnational and postcolonial narratives both within and beyond the context of Korea's southwestern city that witnessed the 1980 pro-democracy uprising.
[INTERVIEW] US conservation photographer's mission to save wild Florida and its elusive panthers
The story of the endangered Florida panther - elusive, tawny-furred felines that are the last surviving big cats in the eastern United States - is emblematic of the southeastern coastal state's long-underappreciated wilderness, says conservation photographer and National Geographic explorer Carlton Ward Jr.
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