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Observations on Queer Korea

Observations on Queer Korea

Read Miyuki Baker’s full zine here.
DEAR. Magazine

DEAR. Magazine

DEAR magazine began as a call for attention to independent fashion labels where the owners actually hold needles and thread in their hands. In a metropolitan capital brimming with citizens of all ages exhibiting the latest overpriced designer attire — or lookalikes — the stories behind products are often forgotten, and commodities are often overlooked as...
Urban Exploration: An Abandoned Amusement Park in Seoul

Urban Exploration: An Abandoned Amusement Park in Seoul

On a brisk Sunday morning I set out to explore an abandoned amusement park I’d been meaning to visit for months. Yongma-land, which closed down recently, is situated on the eastern mountainside of Seoul, near Mangu Station on the Jungang line. Amid a small neighbourhood, the dilapidated funfair’s large, castle-shaped gates rise at the top...
Events This Weekend in Seoul: January 23 to 30

Events This Weekend in Seoul: January 23 to 30

ONGOING Annie Leibovitz Exhibit The Seoul Arts Center is holding a 1990-2005 retrospective of the works of the peerless Annie Leibovitz at the Hanagram Museum. “Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life 1990-2005” will run until March 3rd. Hurry everyone. 15,000 won entry. THURSDAY Phoenix Live at Uniqlo Ax Hall The French electro poppers will be gracing Korea for...
Seoul Events in 2014

Seoul Events in 2014

JULY July 4: VOVO If the idea of being penned in with drunken strangers and sunlight don’t appeal to you, head underground-literally. Yogiga Expression Gallery is hosting their 5th evening of VOVO. Experience a reinterpretation of select silent shorts accompanied by original, live soundtracks. You will experience these films in this way only once, so...
PHOENIX IN SEOUL TICKET GIVEAWAY EVENT!

PHOENIX IN SEOUL TICKET GIVEAWAY EVENT!

Our contest is over, but if you’re not the lucky winner fear not, you can get discounted tickets to Phoenix by following the directions listed in the poster below. 
New Year's Eve in Seoul 2014

New Year’s Eve in Seoul 2014

GARETH EMERY AT OCTAGON, GANGNAM Gareth Emery is one of the world’s hottest mainstream dance DJs so he should fit right in at Octagon, the hugely popular Gangnam club space. If you want a high-octane party where the drinks are pricey but the fun is guaranteed, this is the NYE bash for you. Tickets are...
In Pictures: Dongpirang Art Village, South Gyeongsang

In Pictures: Dongpirang Art Village, South Gyeongsang

Perched above the city of Tongyeong in the far south of South Korea is Dongpirang village. A place at once a living, breathing gallery of street art and a window to a less affluent past. Like other forlorn villages this side of the peninsula, Dongpirang has embraced it rusticity and emblazoned it’s streets with pretty...