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Korean Cultural Center New York screens Lee Jung-jae films free online
A free online screening highlighting “Squid Game” star Lee Jung-jae's filmography is scheduled to run throughout next month on the Korean Cultural Center New York's website.
More established food brands join in on global popularity of plant-based diet
The global trend of seeking an environmentally responsible and sustainable diet has led to the rising demand for vegan and vegetarian food products here in Korea. The number of people who follow a plant-based diet in the country was estimated to be as many as 2.5 million as of last year, a remarkable jump compared to only 150,000 in 2008, according to the Korea Vegetarian & V...
Independence fighter Ahn Jung-geun's family photo, calligraphy to undergo conservation treatment
Oct. 26, 1909, a year before Korea was annexed by the Japanese Empire, is remembered by Koreans as a day when independence fighter Ahn Jung-geun (1879-1910) pulled the trigger on Ito Hirobumi, a four-time prime minister of Japan and the first resident-general of Korea, upon his arrival in China's Harbin.
Artist Yang Hae-gue keeps searching for alternative lens to counter 'given' history
Yang Hae-gue, also stylized as Haegue Yang, is a globetrotting artist whose years-long “nomadic” life spent alternately in Berlin and Seoul, as well as other major cities where she holds her shows, has led to her distinct preoccupation with exile, transnationality and decolonization.
Lee Suzy becomes first Korean illustrator to win Hans Christian Andersen Award
Picture book artist Lee Suzy has become the first Korean illustrator to win the distinguished Hans Christian Andersen Award (HCAA). The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), the award's organizer, announced this year's winner at its press conference held at Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy, Monday (local time).
Antique Louis Vuitton trunks become storytellers of modern human history
The history of Louis Vuitton's trunks began in 1858 with the debut of its first flat-topped luggage that was lighter, waterproof, and most importantly, stackable ― a radical departure from the then-popular, heavier leather trunk with a dome top.
K-pop seeks collaborations with liquor industry
As the K-pop industry seeks to expand beyond the realm of music and popular media content, some labels and artists have found the answer by forming new collaborations with the alcohol sector.
Exhibition in Australia to revisit Mackenzie family's legacy in Korea
In 1910, just months before Korea was annexed by the Japanese Empire, a middle-aged missionary of the Presbyterian Church set foot in the port city of Busan, far away from his homeland of Australia.
Behind Alex Prager's Hollywood aesthetics lies intriguing darkness
Skinny young women clad in bikinis, holding a cigarette in one hand and a can of Budweiser in the other, seem to be a cliched staple of a wild pool party depicted in the popular American media. They're simply there as “props” to offer a quick glance into a hedonistic lifestyle that a majority of the population cannot afford, and nothing more.
Media artist Choi Chan-sook named winner of Korea Artist Prize 2021
Media artist Choi Chan-sook has been named the winner of the Korea Artist Prize 2021, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) announced, Monday. As an artist based in Berlin and Seoul, Choi has long utilized her personal history of migration as a lens to view the concepts of land, community and settlement and how they constitute one's memories and his...
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