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Bovine-themed exhibition features stars' artworks
In celebration of 2021 as the Year of the Ox in the Chinese Zodiac, actors Ha Jung-woo and Ha Ji-won and pop singer Koo Jun-yup are presenting their bovine-themed artworks in the exhibition, “Woohaeng (Walking Cow)_Amulet.” A total of 12 local artists marry the theme of “cow” with strikingly diverse combinations of visuals and messages of hope.
Street art displayed in Lotte World Mall vandalized
The art of a renowned U.S. graffiti artist displayed in southern Seoul's Lotte World Mall has been found to be damaged by two viewers who claimed they mistook it for a participatory, interactive painting. On March 28 at around 1:40 p.m., a couple in their 20s came across graffiti artist JonOne's “Untitled” displayed at the “Street Noise” exhibition, according to the police.
Book review: convergence of self-driving cars, ride sharing service will bring urban transformation
The development of cities and transportation has always remained inseparable in the discourse on urbanization. From carriages to railroads, each mode of transportation has significantly expanded the concept and physical space of cities, with the popularization of cars in the 20th century serving as the greatest catalyst. In the present day, the automotive industry has turned ...
Jeju-based artists, migrant workers team up to back pro-democracy rallies in Myanmar
Sunday afternoon on Jeju Island was filled with the spirit of solidarity as Korean artists and members of the Burmese community joined hands and staged a performance to ratchet up pressure on the brutal military crackdown on pro-democracy activists in Myanmar. The event came less than a day after the Southeast Asian nation reported a death toll of more than 100, marking the b...
Korea-UAE Festival featuring K-pop and K-content to kick off online from March 31
The Korea-United Arab Emirates Festival featuring K-pop stars and diverse Korean entertainment offerings is being held online from March 31 to April 2, in celebration of the 2020-2021 Korea-UAE Cultural Dialogue. The three-day cultural event, co-hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the UAE's Ministry of Culture and Youth, will be divided into two parts ― ...
Lee Seul-gi wins MMCA's 'Korea Artist Prize 2020'
Artist Lee Seul-gi has won the 2020 Korea Artist Prize, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) announced Thursday. The 49-year-old artist's new installation artwork, “Dong Dong Dari Gori,” has captured the attention of viewers by incorporating the aesthetics of Korean architectural elements and traditional dancheong crafts techniques into a large pai...
Upcycling artist transforms plastic waste into lovable dogs
From long-legged hounds to feisty dachshunds, dogs are perhaps the most familiar creatures to us. In the works of the rising upcycling artist Parc Sang-bin, these animals are born from an all-too-familiar non-living material - plastic waste.
Book review: women who deliver mighty punch to regain lost power
In Seol Jae-in's short story “Quite Powerful Punch,” readers are immediately met with the elaborate descriptions of adolescent angst and rage that enshrouds Hyun-jin. Perhaps such feeling is natural for a puberty-stricken 16-year-old girl to harbor. But her fury is directed at something very specific instead of at a larger systemic disorder - her tyrannical boxing coach.
Pandemic-struck independent studios, cable networks to receive gov't loans
In response to the dramatic changes the contents and broadcasting industry has undergone during the COVID-19 pandemic, the government will provide a new line of loan support to companies in the industry and increase the amount of loans, according to the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), Wednesday.
K-dramas meet podcasts in Thailand
Thanks to the global streaming platforms Netflix, YouTube and Viu - a Hong Kong-based over-the-top (OTT) provider serviced in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa - the popularity of Korean entertainment, especially K-dramas, continues to soar in Thailand.
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