Tag: korean+art

Canada’s Got Talent

Nothing beats the summer heat like going to a concert and cheering until your head is numb and voice gives out, especially if the music you were listening to was K-Pop – the most infectious music in the world. I attended an event called “KPop World Festival 2015” […]

Yun-Woo Choi

Dare to Imagine

True creative genius depends on one’s ability to understand the complex potential of simple, basic things and to be able to project these complexities on scales others don’t even dare to imagine. With such abilities, it’s no wonder that Seoul educated and New York resident Yun-Woo Choi caught […]

seon ghi bahk

Rebirth

The cycle of life never had a deeper meaning than in the immaterial sculptures of Seon Ghi Bahk. Built on the concept of man’s transcending relationship with nature, his artistic concept carefully and beautifully encloses ideas of rebirth and recycling of matter. The Seoul born artist first started […]

the man from nowhere

Movie Night

I recently got the free trial from the Canadian version of Netflix and I have to say that the only thing that pleasantly surprised me about it is the Korean movie selection. The other night I stumbled across The Man from Nowhere and it totally rocked my world […]

Choi Jeong Hwa

What Makes Us Happy

I spend so much time lately thinking about what is it that really makes us happy. I find that most of the time the sensitive balance that gives us happiness is a very hard thing to comprehend and on other occasions we are able to find bliss in […]

Tree Series by Myoung Ho Lee

Natural Beauty

Sometimes, looking around and observing the things that we take for granted can awaken within ourselves the realization of true beauty. The word “natural” has often been used to describe the unblemished aesthetics of a certain object and I think I have never fully understood it’s power until […]

wearable food yeonju sung

Wearable Food

What if instead of eating your salad, you could wear it? Yeonju Sung was willing and able to put this theory to the test and out of this “wild” experiment came wonderful pieces of art. Her Wearable Food series purposely contradicts notions of food and clothes that we […]

chun eunsil illustration

What Dreams are Made of

A loooooooong time ago, when most of my days were spent covered in paint and charcoal, while dreaming of becoming a world known artist, I had one of the best conversations of my life with my then photography teacher.  “At the end of the day, Dora, art is […]

illustration by haijin bae

Hajin Bae

I remember sitting through modern art history classes with my friend Tereza, wondering how in the world  a white cube in a white room can compare to Van Gogh  and inevitably asking ourselves if this is all there is now, or if maybe, just maybe we have become […]