100th anniversary of the March 1st Movement
So, I was originally going to post this more than a year ago, but it got lost in the draft section. This was originally a piece in the exhibit "Low Technology" Behold! A precursor to a dystopian world of image over substance. Before the machines can hack directly into our neural pathways, old-school techniques... Continue Reading →
Crosshatching takes a lot of time! Enjoy the progress shots below! If you want to see other work as its being made, follow me on Instagram or Facebook! Keep Arting my friends!
I've been a bit busy, which is not a good excuse, but it's also true. That means certain things get put on the back-burner. I should probably try to keep up blogging here with thoughts and ideas, particularly if I want to slowly reorient this blog toward my artwork with a few cultural things on... Continue Reading →
Jonny Dumpling is a sentient dumpling that sells out his unaware brothers and sisters to the maws of humankind. And boy are they delicious!
If you fear basements, you will be extremely limited at the Seoul branch of the MMCA as most of it is built underground. However Gallery 1 is on the ground floor and right now they're showing a special exhibition of the donated works of Suh Se Ok. Suh Se Ok's works with ink and hanji. I love... Continue Reading →
Want a treat from the good ol' days when kids played outside and killed small animals with stones? Then it sounds like ChamSaeJip is for you! These restaurants aren't particularly common in Korea. In fact, many Koreans seem surprised to find out about these places. But I've been told by some older Koreans that grew... Continue Reading →
Gallery i 2015.4.8 ~ 4.21 On April 16, 2014, the MV Sewol capsized and sank, trapping and drowning 304 victims, most of which were high school students of Danwon High who were on a school trip. While much discussion has occurred about the political ramifications, many forget the people involved. Both those culpable due to neglect, but... Continue Reading →
Parallel the sleepless Jongno street is an alley packed with old folks, restaurants filled mostly with said old folk, and the occasional protest graffiti. Not far from the yellow ribbon, next to a gamjatang house is a fairly unassuming entrance to Neungna Babsang (능라밥상) which I think roughly translates as... silk dining table? A finely... Continue Reading →
Coming up with a name for your restaurant is hard. A common method is to just name your restaurant by what it serves. In Korea this works really well when many restaurants have basically one item on their menu. But what if you want something more sophisticated, something with a bit of a panache? That's when... Continue Reading →