Until February 23rd, 2015: Jeans
This National Folk Museum of Korea exhibition hones in on the domestic and international history and culture of jeans. As well as featuring vintage clothing and retro relics, stories related to denimwear from ordinary people will be weaved throughout.
Until March 1st, 2015: Studio Ghibli Exhibition
Fans of the legendary Japanese film studio and its beautiful animations? See movies such as Princess Mononoke and My Neighbor Totoro brought to life in this Studio Ghibli exhibition tailored specifically to Seoul. Many of the dioramas on display are lifesize.
November 8th: RÉSUMÉ 002
With massive success from the launch party, this one promises to keep things fresh while presenting the most creative sounds coming out of global club culture. Club Freebird2 occupies the same space as OBEG (Club 500), and retains its huge pillars and mystical decor. With a new stage, loads of dancefloor space, a massive new soundsystem, and 2 huge walls for VJ projection, Freebird 2 is certainly one the most comfortable and unique spaces in the city to hold a proper rave. Event page.
November 29th: Future Shorts Autumn
After more than a year off, we’re bringing back the seasonal film festival Future Shorts, just in time for the end of autumn. Join us for an evening of seven mini movies at Platoon Kunsthalle in Nonhyeong-dong, Gangnam. More info to come.
November 30th: Chvrches Live in Seoul
Glaswegian band Chrvches, fronted by the fabulous Lauren Mayberry, are the darlings of synthpop right now. Catch them in Seoul at Ax Hall. Presale tickets are 77,000 won.
Sage Francis Live in Daegu and Busan
Renowned U.S. hip-hop act and spoken-word artist Sage Francis has confirmed dates in Korea for his “Copper Gone” world tour, named after his fifth full-length album of the same name. The record hit the Billboard Top 200 and made it into the Top 40 of the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop, Rap & Independent Charts. Buy tickets for 20,000 won (earlybird) from Eventbrite. More info on Digit Presents.
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Words by Loren