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Chagall in Seoul

Chagall in Seoul

From May 28th to August 18th, the M Contemporary Museum, in Seoul, holds a special exhibition. Chagall is a project that assembles Marc Chagall’s artwork. The exhibition is divided into five different sections: Dreams, Fables, Religion, which includes Bible related artwork, War and Exodus, which combines Chagall’s famous illustrations, The Path of Poetry, a part […]

The Western comedy through centuries

The Western comedy through centuries

The word comedy refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theater, television, film, stand-up comedy, or any other medium of entertainment. But when was comedy born? The origins of the term are found in Ancient Greece. In the Athenian democracy, the public opinion of […]

“Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a fucking sharp knife to it”: How Artists Describe the World

“Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a fucking sharp knife to it”: How Artists Describe the World

Back in 2010, when Banksy, an anonymous England-based graffiti artist and film director, visited San Francisco, his work popped up in various neighborhoods. A curator, Brian Greif, had taken off a part of the wall that had Banksy’s graffiti to preserve it; he looked for a museum that accepted the piece and since then, has […]

Goodall’s “Window of Time to Sustain Our Environment”

Goodall’s “Window of Time to Sustain Our Environment”

Yesterday, at Seoul Yeouido National Assembly Conference Center, Jane Goodall and her pupil and friend, Choi Jae-chun held a special eco-talk in front of 530 members of the audience that came by joint invitation of the Asia Journalist Association (AJA) and Jeon Hye-sook (National Assembly member). Throughout the program, Goodall and Choi strongly urged everyone […]

International Festival of Songrwriters to be held November in Costa Rica

International Festival of Songrwriters to be held November in Costa Rica

Egyptian poet and novelist Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Dali) has joined members of the jury of the International Festival of Songwriters in Costa Rica organized by the Health Without Borders Foundation along with singer-songwriter Javier Malca, Spanish poets and songwriters Luis Pastor and Lourdes Guerra, and Director of Poetry Festival Costa Rica Norberto Salinas. Susana Poveda Solorzano, […]

Metrocity: Fashion Forward and Total Fashion Brand

Metrocity: Fashion Forward and Total Fashion Brand

Fashion brand Metrocity was launched in Florence (Firenze), Italy, in 1992 and emphasizes metal decor with simple and minimalist silhouette designs. When Metrocity first came to Korea in 1997, Metrocity’s Jacquard backpack brought a sensational change, dominating the bag market by centering on leather, nylon, and cotton materials. This brought Metrocity to where it is […]

Kuciia Diamant and the South Korean Drag Community

Kuciia Diamant and the South Korean Drag Community

The drag queen community in South Korea is growing and consists of both Koreans and foreigners. By definition, a drag queen is a male who dresses in exaggerated feminine attire (drag) and acts with exaggerated femininity often as entertainment. Drag queens tend to have extravagant characteristics and bold features created by heavy makeup. I interviewed […]

Seung Hwan Oh Artwork: Photography Meets Science

Seung Hwan Oh Artwork: Photography Meets Science

In a cozy bar near the Blue House, I met Oh Seung-hwan, also known as Tonio, a Korean photographer based in Seoul. While he was studying film at Hunter College in New York, he discovered his passion for photography. But Oh does not simply take photos. By focusing on making critiques against society and the […]

Hope and Courage in Marawi City, Philippines

Hope and Courage in Marawi City, Philippines

By Alin Ferrer The conflict in Marawi City has entered its fourth week as of now.  On May 22, terrorist groups attacked the city and set it ablaze, an incident allegedly inspired by ISIS.  But let there be no mistake about this: the Maute group is a lawless group of bandits who are pretending to […]

Z-Works Health-Monitoring Platform: Keeping Loved Ones Close

Z-Works Health-Monitoring Platform: Keeping Loved Ones Close

By Eui-mi Seo The “Baby-boomers” have become older, leaving younger generations with an ever-growing aging population. But with a full-time job and children to rear, it’s easy to forget our parents who are also in need of care. It would be great if we had multiple bodies to take care of loved ones, but who […]

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