South Korea

Françoise Huguier “Virtual Seoul”
Photo Exhibition

Françoise Huguier “Virtual Seoul”

The exhibition captures the diversity and eccentricity of today’s South Korea.
Southern Salt
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Southern Salt

Once known for salt production, the sun burnt islands of Sinan County are now recognized as the slave islands of…
The 5th Daegu Photo Biennale
International Photo Festival

The 5th Daegu Photo Biennale

'Origins, Memories & Parodies', 'Women in War', 'Moon : A Story of Sky and Earth', 'Contemporary Italian Photography', 'Eternal Eye…
PRIVATE 52 | Contemporary Photography SOUTH KOREA
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PRIVATE 52 | Contemporary Photography SOUTH KOREA

Even though it has been only about 10 years since photography was included in art in Korea, photography is becoming…
Suyeon Yun | Incomplete Journey
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Suyeon Yun | Incomplete Journey

North Koreans have been crossing the border into China in search of refuge since the height of their famine in…
Jae Kwang Yang | Nightswimming – My Dear Grandmother…
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Jae Kwang Yang | Nightswimming – My Dear Grandmother…

Nightswimming starts from my first memory – the parting with my dear Nanny. I called her Grandma – I really…
Suntag Noh | Really Good, Murder
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Suntag Noh | Really Good, Murder

This series of works looks through the surface of so called weapon show, questioning what is hidden behind the technology…
Hyun-sun Yoon | Memento
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Hyun-sun Yoon | Memento

I feel like I’ve got used to living a prosaic life. Even if memories and a flood of events are…
Suk Kuhn Oh | The Text Book
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Suk Kuhn Oh | The Text Book

Korean textbooks are full of didactic images meant to educate children.
Aaron Choe | Not Yet Remembered
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Aaron Choe | Not Yet Remembered

The reason I moved to Korea was to be with the person pictured in this series. I met her while…
Sungman Kim | The Foundry
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Sungman Kim | The Foundry

The foundry is located in Song-Jung ri, Gwang ju, Jeollanam-do province. Kettles, hot grills and stoves were manufactured at the…
Sunmin Lee | The Woman’s House
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Sunmin Lee | The Woman’s House

Despite its external image of being a place of tranquil relaxation, a family, the arena for such things, is a…
Jeong Mee Yoon | ‘Insa-dong’ series
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Jeong Mee Yoon | ‘Insa-dong’ series

These photographs document workers at shops located in the area of Insa-Dong, Seoul. When we think of Insa-Dong
Jae-gu Kang | A Private
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Jae-gu Kang | A Private

The image of a soldier had been strongly imprinted on my mind, like the icon of a real man, a…
Kim Insook | SAIESEO_Between Two Koreas & Japan
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Kim Insook | SAIESEO_Between Two Koreas & Japan

Responses of South-Koreans towards ‘Koreans in Japan’ are usually divided into two types: ‘indifference’ and ‘extreme interest’.
Eric Perriard | Spleen
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Eric Perriard | Spleen

Born in South Korea in 1980, I was adopted at the age of 6 and raised in France. I returned…
Eun Koung Ko | Korean in Germany
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Eun Koung Ko | Korean in Germany

[I]n the early 1960s, West Germany achieved rapid economic development, while on the contrary, South Korea was in extreme poverty.…
Nils Clauss | South Korea – Shot by Shot
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Nils Clauss | South Korea – Shot by Shot

This “picture diary” is a project, which has been executed for a year in 2008. By taking a daily picture…
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