By ASEF culture360
Even with the gloomy, sad, depressing, painful, or distressing atmosphere and the main characters that are almost constantly disappearing or dying, the Western spectator is thankful for Korean movies, in ...
Jung strolled lonely through the streets of Seoul. He was five, hungry and lost, as many other kids in the immediate afterword of the Korean War. A police agent found ...
By Llobet & Pons
Llobet & Pons look at the history and development of the Busan Biennale in South Korea and reflect on how it can find a balance between the local and the ...
By Anupama Sekhar
In this article, the final of a two-part series, Kiwon Hong traces the development of cultural policy in South Korea from the 1990s onwards, when focus moved from regulation to ...
South Korea is among the first Asian countries whose cultural policy profile has been commissioned for the global cultural research platform, WorldCP-International Database of Cultural Policies (worldcp.org).
Part One of an in-depth look at the 16th BIFF (Busan International Film Festival).
By Valentina Riccardi
In this second of this two-part interview with culture360.org, Jong‐Ho Lee, Founding Artistic Director, SIDANCE Festival (Seoul International Dance Festival) talks about the importance of festivals in Asia.
By Bilqis Hijjas
A report on a meeting in Kobe, Japan, in April 2011, to share case studies of dance festivals in Asia and to build a network among festival directors.
By Judith Staines
Culture360.org Europe Editor Judith Staines looks at a unique cultural exchange programme currently building connections between professional dance specialists in Finland and Korea.
By Bharti Lalwani
culture360.org contributor, Bharti Lalwani, interviews Jeon Seung-chang, Chief Curator of the Leeum Museum at the Samsung Museum of Art in Korea.
Judith Staines, Culture360.org’s Europe Editor, met Spanish artists Jasmina Llobet & Luis Fernández Pons during their residency at Seoul Art Space Geumcheon in Korea and asked them about their nomadic ...
By Veeranganakumari Solanki
Since the first Gwangju Biennale in 1995, Asia has seen a significant development of contemporary Asian art on the international circuit with more and more Biennales organised in the region.
At the moment where Paris Cinema 2008 closed its programme – with the largest ever showcase of Philippines recent film productions –, the French capital welcomed the first film-symposium of ...
By Jeffrey Withaya Campbell
The Hub City of Asian Culture Project, Gwangju has been put forward at the national level since 2004. Gwangju is an important city in Korea, known for its cultural heritage.
By Mary Ann DeVlieg
IETM is a network committed to contemporary performing arts and to collaborating across national borders. It has 440 member-organisations from over 45 countries.