Seoul -

D Project Space

2 weeks ago

Since its opening in Hannam-dong, Seoul in 2012, D Project Space has established a reputation for hosting experimental exhibitions by the young creators of Korea in a variety of fields. By providing an open space for communication and creation, it aims to develop a new community culture with D Museum.

D Project Space works closely with up-coming young creators: the creators of tomorrow. Each year, it selects a number of young creators working in various artistic fields and provides support for their unique and creative activities. Since its opening in 2012, D Project Space has worked with a total of 34 creative teams, resulting in 35 highly original exhibitions encompassing genres as diverse as installation, interdisciplinary art, media art, photography, architecture, fashion, furniture design, animation, film, literature and music. In 2018, D Project Space supports two creative teams and offering them the chance to fully develop their creative potentials. Visitors are allowed to experience unprecedented artistic practices and new ways of communication that can’t be found anywhere else.

Elena Scarpa

Seoul -

Songwon Art Center

2 weeks ago

The steel building of Songwon Art Center, designed by Kisu Park of Mass Studies, functions as a cultural space, furnished with all kind of technologic video and sound equipment to host experimental musical, art and filmic works.

The five floors host restaurants and multicultural spaces, where several exhibitions are organised. Since its foundation the center has been playing a fundamental role as a mediator for exhibiting young artists.

 

 

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Songwon Art Center, © Kyungsub Shin Songwon Art Center, © Kyungsub Shin
  • Songwon Art Center, © Kyungsub Shin Songwon Art Center, © Kyungsub Shin
Busan -

Kim’s Art Field Museum

2 weeks ago

Located in the foothills of Geumjeong Mountain, in the northern part of Busan, it was once the studio of Kim Jeong-myeong, but has since been transformed into a museum of modern art that first opened in 2006.

Elena Scarpa

  • Kim Art Field Museum Kim Art Field Museum
  • Kim Art Field Museum Kim Art Field Museum
Busan -

Goeun Museum of Photography

2 weeks ago

Established and run by the Goeun Foundation, the Museum is located in the area of Haeundae. It’s the most important photography museum outside of the capital city, Seoul.

The museum is dedicated to building photography archives, planning high-quality exhibitions and discovering and supporting new, future-oriented and creative artists. Also, for popularization of photographic art, our museum pursues the role of a regional open cultural art space, by providing various services such as publication, education and academic seminars.

Elena Scarpa

  • GoEun Museum of Photography GoEun Museum of Photography
Seoul -

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) Deoksugung

2 weeks ago

MMCA Deoksugung is housed in Seokjojeon, the first modern stone building in Korea. The museum opened its doors to the public in 1998 with the purpose of building a systematic approach towards Korean modern art, and of realizing the country’s cultural and historical identity. While MMCA Gwacheon mainly focuses on contemporary art, MMCA Deoksugung emphasizes Korean modern art from around 1900 to 1960, as well as Asian and international modern art. Along with organizing exhibitions, the museum invests in research and development, education programs, academic activities and publications, and the international exchange of information on modern art.

Elena Scarpa

  • MMCA Deoksugung MMCA Deoksugung
Seoul -

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) Gwacheon

2 weeks ago

MMCA Gwacheon opened its doors to the public in 1986. The building is surrounded by a rich natural environment, creating harmony between natural and artificial beauty. Kim Tae-soo, the architect who designed MMCA Gwacheon, applied a traditional composition of the architectural space to the modern function of the building, such that the museum presents both tradition and modernity. The building reflects the traditional architectural style adapted from beacon mounds and fortresses. With its central ramp core resembling a Korean beacon mound, the building holds three floors in its east wing and two in the west. Across a total of eight galleries, MMCA Gwacheon focuses on providing excellent exhibitions to its visitors while playing a central role in the research of modern and contemporary Korean art. Galleries 1 and 2 hold thematically curated exhibitions, while other galleries offer exhibitions in different genres including architecture, crafts, photography, painting, and media art. The museum also houses a children’s Museum with a strong focus on education, as well as an art library for the organized collection and preservation of different materials related to art.

Elena Scarpa

  • National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
Gwangju -

Asia Culture Center

1 month ago

The Asia Culture Center is a foundation where cultural exchange and collaboration take place. The center hosts a variety of programmes which include exhibitions, performances as well as many educational iniatives and festivals. The ACC alsi provised venues for exchange among international artists. It supports its own residency programme in various fields and it can host up to 20 groups.

 

Elena Scarpa

  • Asia Culture Center Asia Culture Center
  • Asia Culture Center Asia Culture Center
Busan -

Busan Museum

1 month ago

The Busan Museum, offers seven regular exhibition rooms spread over three floors in addition to the Kiln Exhibition Hall, and the Outdoor Exhibition Hall. Opened in 1978, the museum has taken on a leading role in preserving traditional culture in Busan by obtaining a wealth of relics from strong excavation efforts, generous donations and purchases, and by meticulous research.

Elena Scarpa

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Busan -

Busan Modern History Museum

1 month ago

The building was originally constructed during the Japanese occupation of Korea for the Oriental Development Company an organisation used to support Japanese colonization of Korea. Following the liberation of Korea in 1945 it was later used as the United States Information Service and was the site of the Busan American Cultural Service building arson during student protests in 1982.

Since it was an icon of invasion, they have now made it into Busan Modern history hall in July 2003 to use it as an educational place to remind the people of the tragic history.

Elena Scarpa

  • Busan Museum of Modern History Busan Museum of Modern History
Busan -

Kiswire Museum

1 month ago

The Museum’s mission is to provide the public with exhibitions on the significance of wire in the modern world and to share the company’s mission, philosophy and culture.

Elena Scarpa

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