Posts tagged "skateboarding"
Seoul Skate: A Photoessay

Seoul Skate: A Photoessay

Diego Bisquerra spent some time in 2012 photographing skateboarders in Seoul. He told us that he was more interested in capturing the sport and movement involved in skateboarding rather than the culture and clothing: “I’m not interested in showing the fashion and media view of extreme sports but combining the action of the skaters with...
MuteHouse x Chincha Skate Deck Giveaway!

MuteHouse x Chincha Skate Deck Giveaway!

Design duo MuteHouse have just arrived in Seoul and are celebrating with a MuteHouse skate deck giveaway. Two of each deck design from the most recent pressing have also made it to Korea and are ready to be thrashed on (or hung on a wall). This is the first time the limited edition decks, which...
Unsung Skateboarding Magazine Launch

Unsung Skateboarding Magazine Launch

Although I think it’s awesome that Unsung Magazine is launching, a publication that will highlight skateboarding in Korea, I’m mostly writing about it for an excuse to repost this seriously great Penny Skateboards video, A Seoul City Night, made by Kadence Distribution in Seoul. There are some really cool architectural shots in the vid, and...
Review: Unionway Fest 2012

Review: Unionway Fest 2012

Last weekend Seoul’s very own Unionway Krew brought the city a tattooed-fistful of talent from the peninsula and beyond. With a line-up boasting the best of the local scene plus guests from Japan, both the local boys and the visitors blew the crowd away. If you made it to Prism Hall on Saturday night you...
Ink Bomb 2012 International Tattoo Convention

Ink Bomb 2012 International Tattoo Convention

This week sees the return of the Ink Bomb International Tattoo Convention to Platoon for a three day exhibition, stretching from the 18th until the 20th May. The convention began in 2008 and is back again, bigger than ever this year as Korea’s largest scale gathering celebrating tattoo culture. There will be esteemed tattoo artists...
Events in Seoul This Week: 10/05/2012

Events in Seoul This Week: 10/05/2012

As always, there’s a selection box of events for you this week. Have a look at what’s in store. ONGOING Gwanghwan International Arts Festival Gwanghwan International Arts Festival will be at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts Art Hall 175 Sejongdae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul from now until May 22nd. GIAF is an annual art festival...
Unionway Fest 2012

Unionway Fest 2012

Unionway Krew are a skateboarding collective who emerged from the Korean punk rock scene in 2004, later inspiring Japanese band Smash Raid to create their own version on that island just over the East Sea. Both groups are bringing together a bunch of punk bands from Korea and Japan this Saturday for Unionway Fest 2012,...
Events This Week: 15/03/2012

Events This Week: 15/03/2012

I think I can speak on behalf of all of Chincha when I say I have been excited about this weekend since last Sunday night. With St. Patrick’s Day falling on Saturday, there seems to be so much leprechaun-themed stuff going on and it’s likely everywhere is going to be bustling with people dressed in...