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SHADES OF KOREAN’S ART – Traveling by Seodang in Seoul, reading poems by Seo Jeong-ju.

A wonderful thematic voyage, between the countryside and megacities. The project was born thanks to a collaboration of Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery http://www.pittidiscovery.com/discovery.html with Kocca-Korea Creative Content Agency. That’s why the creativity of Korean talents has returned to the spotlight at Pitti Immagine Uomo, to present again the Fall-Winter 2018/19 collections in Florence. Fascinated by these creative people, you’ll want ...

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BETWEEN CAMPAIGN AND MEGALOPOLI – Journey to Korea, through images.

A country, through the eyes of its artists. Through a Korean thematic journey, through images, you will know the duality of a country, between countryside and megalopolis, through the Korean eyes of two painters and a singer, a poet and a writer. The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose ...

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KIM BYUNGKWAN, KOREAN PAINTER – Strangeness within habitual vision, off from the track.

Taking images of Hollywood stars, breaking them with scribbles. Seoul it’s one of the largest cities in the world by population density. Here lives a Korean painter who loves to paint famous actresses of Holliwood. Highlights? You can do the Korean heritage tour in Seoul, exploring grand palaces by foot. Immerse yourself in traditional Korean culture. Don’t forget your traditional ...

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RIMI YANG, KOREAN PAINTER – When the best things in life are those you cannot explain.

Living and working close to the ocean, in Santa Monica. Know contemporary Korean art? You can go to the Daelim Museum of Contemporary Art http://www.daelimmuseum.org/eng/index.do (21, Jahamun-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul). Located near historic Gyeongbokgung Palace, this museum began its life as Korea’s first photography. Today, here you can find exhibitions that embrace photography, design and a range of other fields. ...

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THROUGH THE NIGHT – Iu / Growing under her grandmother’s care.

Becoming singer ambassador, for anti-bullying campaigns in schools. Gwangjin District is one of the 25 wards of Seoul (South Korea), located on the north bank of the Han River, to the eastern end of this town. District it’s home to the Konkuk University campus (the vicinity of which is one of Seoul’s top nightlife destinations). The south bank overlooking the ...

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THE VEGETARIAN – Novel by Han Kang / Quietly writing and singing.

A story of ordinary people, among mediocre males. In this city was born a famous Korean woman writer. The first Gwangju Biennale featured artists from 58 countries (exhibiting over 817 artworks). The theme “Beyond the Borders” conveyed a message of global citizenship that transcended divisions between ideologies and religion, race and culture. Founded in memory of the 1980 repression of ...

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IN THE FIELD FILLING UP WITH SNOW – Seo Jeong-ju / Become a poet, among rice fields, temples and dolmens.

When youth experiences influence a literary style. Our Korean’s art journey start in Seodang, were private village schools providing elementary education during the Goryeo and Joseon dynasties. Here you can find the temple of Seonunsa. Gochang County (county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea), it’s a rural area. The Gochang Dolmens (located in Maesan village), are listed as a UNESCO ...

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KNOWING THAILAND, WITH ALMOND EYES – A journey through art and nature, from Samut Prakan to Khon Kaen, with the inevitable stop in Bangkok.

Meet creative Thai people you are looking for, downloading them into your travel. Traveling to Asia https://www.tourismthailand.org/ give you a kind of adrenaline. You’re planning a trip to the Land of Smiles, in the near future? Check out this post guide, finding our special “author’s travel” in Thailand. Don’t forget: eat as many mangoes as you possibly can, because in ...

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CREATIVE TONES – Thailand inside twenty images

Thailand, a sensory overland, all the time. Something to remember while admiring paintings and reading Thai books while listening to Nichkhun’s music? The best dressed woman, on any boat or sidewalk, is probably a “ladyboy”. The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the ...

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MAYBE YOU ARE – Nichkun / Become an ambassador in the world, for tourism in Thailand.

A long hiatus in Korea, acting Career and hopes for the future. Located behind Rajadamnern Stadium, Likhit Kai Yang restaurant http://en.edtguide.com/eat/61333/Likhit-Kai-Yang is where locals come for a northeastern-Thai-style meal, before a Thai boxing match. You too can enter into this basement pub (one of favourite destinations in Bangkok for live music). The Brick Bar http://www.10best.com/destinations/thailand/bangkok/khao-san-road/nightlife/brick-bar/ hosts a nightly cast of ...

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