Monthly Archives: March 2016

Monkey Business, or: Red Peter’s Return

The most impressive piece of realist theatre I’ve ever attended took place in a small Berlin basement-theatre. It was just me, three or four other spectators, and an ape literally hitting the roof. The piece was a mono-dramatic adaptation of … Continue reading

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Three Times Simcheong (in Full)

It’s the season for full-length or “wanchang” (완창) performances of pansori! I missed an eight-hour feature of Chunhyang-ga in the Dongcho-je-style by Jeong Sang-hui (정상희, 동초제 춘향가) in late February, but after seeing Bak Hyeon-jeong’s Simcheong-ga, likewise Dongcho-je (박현정, 동초제 … Continue reading

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[impressions from the 2015 pink factory exhibition] 분홍공장 전시: 과정에서 감상으로

This is the Korean version of my impressions from the first Pink Factory (분홍공장) exhibition that took place in the autumn of 2015. This text, as well as many others in Korean and English can be found in the 2015 yearbook … Continue reading

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Berlin Double Bill (Part 2)

The second concert of Chun-Hee Lee’s short Berlin tour took place at the Dahlem Museums, a location in the Southern part of the city that houses both the Ethnological Museum and the Museum for Asian Art. (At the time of … Continue reading

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