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Backyard or Street? From Pansori to Contemporary Art in Hongcheon

For the second pink factory-workshop on “tradition in motion”, I had prepared a presentation on contemporary pansori performances. As the title “Tradition of the Backyard, Tradition of the Street” indicates, I attempted to conceptualize two ways of reviving tradition for … Continue reading

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Professional But Precarious: A Talk by CedarBough Saeji on Mask Dance Drama, Preservation Associations, and Their Survival Strategies (at pink factory)

This year’s international artist residency program at pink factory (분홍공장) went public with the first in a series of talks on “tradition in motion” (움직이는 전통). CedarBough Saeji, scholar of Korean performing arts and the preservation of cultural heritage, as … Continue reading

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Lines of Grass 풀줄: Two Poems on the Roots Far Away?

Standing in the subway this morning, I came across an interesting poem, on the screen of my phone. It was the title that made me read it twice: “Das Gras” (The Grass, 풀) is almost similar* to Korean “participant” poet … Continue reading

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Pink Factory Exhibition: Some Impressions

I wrote the following text for the first publication of Pink Factory (분홍공장), a regional culture space in Hongcheon, Gangwon-do. Over the course of this summer, eleven artists from abroad spent some time at Pink Factory and created amazing art … Continue reading

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