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Digital Fireplace: Winter Be Gone!

Are the -13 temperatures getting you down? Don’t you just wish you could be cozy, warm and eating smores? No fireplace in your tiny apartment? Want to pretend it’s 1997? How about a warm pixelated fireplace? Foolproof, danger-free, and suitable for even the most clumsy people who should not be let loose near a real-life...
How to Make Mandu

How to Make Mandu

How to make mandu (dumplings). We gave it a go over the Lunar New Year and it was fun and tasty. Here is a foolproof tutorial which I have written, accompanied by pictures to help you make beautiful mandu. They say in Korea if you make beautiful mandu, you will have a beautiful child. After...

Futureshorts Global Film Festival: Seoul

Futureshorts is a global short film company originating from England in 2003. Since then it has become the largest short film network in the world. Futureshorts is building new audiences across the globe, as well as developing a platform for filmmakers that allows millions of people worldwide to engage with their work. We’re doing a...

Jankura Artspace

Mike Stewart is a foreigner who has lived in Korea for over four years and has been teaching art in Seoul for around the same amount of time. He is now working on opening the first foreign-owned art academy in Korea, to be named Jankura Artspace. The classes being taught at present are popular with...

Aweh

When other people find themselves in a foreign country, most start a blog as a way of showing their corner of the world to the rest of its inhabitants. When Ollie Walker and Dann Gaymer moved to Korea they decided to do the exact opposite. The mission of their eye-catching website Aweh (titled from a...

The Creators Project

If you haven’t been to Platoon Kunsthalle yet then you should probably take the opportunity to do so from Wednesday September 7th, which is when the venue begins hosting the second annual The Creators Project: Seoul 2011. The Creators Project is a worldwide initiative powered by Vice magazine and Intel. It champions alternative artists who...

American Art Y’all

Try as I might be, I am not an arty person. Sure, I have delusions of creativity, but really, I don’t get a lot of it. Which is why it was great when (American) chingus of mine suggested hitting up the American Art exhibition at the National Museum of Contemporary Art last weekend. The collection...

Laughing Tree Lab Launch Event

Last week we wrote a post about the newly rejuvenated Laughing Tree Lab, a space for art, music, film, and a multitude of other social creativity. This is just a reminder that the launch event starts at 8pm this Saturday night with music and spoken word performances to keep you entertained while you peruse the...