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Chunhyok Kang, A North Korean Painter

Chunhyok Kang, A North Korean Painter

Chunhyok Kangㅣ Hongik University Alumnus (Art) ㅣ Rapper/Painter Anyone born in the pre-digital era and raised in North Korea may have a clue, but there was really nothing else to do except running around and playing outside. Since I was on the calmer side, I rather spent most of my childhood doodling. I was liked by many friends because I was good at drawing. I was an only child. My dad was fun and enjoyed drinking, while family meant everything to my mom. I remember spending my childhood at my grandmother's house. When I was about 12 years old, one...

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Exhibition: Various colors, collaboration between ISTORY and Kang Chunhyuk

Exhibition: Various colors, collaboration between ISTORY and Kang Chunhyuk

    Exhibition name: Various colors 各樣各色 (Various, different)Artists: Dagyeol, Kang ChunhyukExhibition Schedule: 2021.06.11 ~ 06.17, open daily 1 PM till 7 PMPlace: 페이스 ( pase ) 성수동 1가 393-1. Basement Opening event: 11th of June. Open from 5 PM, opening speech by painters at 6.30 PM. Other Events:13th of June, from 4PM: Live Painting by Kang Chunhyuk15th of June, from 4PM: ISTORY event & live painting by Kang Chunhyuk17th of June, from 4PM: Talk with painters Kang Chunhyuk and DagyeolKang Chun-hyeok, who majored in painting at Hongik University, and Da-gyeol, who majored in fashion at Hanyang University, are North Korean defectors from the MZ generation....

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Jessie Kim, The CEO Behind Jessie Kitchen

Jessie Kim, The CEO Behind Jessie Kitchen

    Jessie Kim | Hometown: Hyesan, Ryanggang Province  | CEO of Jessie Kitchen | Major: Chinese Foreign Affairs and Commerce, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies  I was a very straightforward and fearless little girl. People said perhaps this is because I grew up without any worries under a mother who was very devoted to her family and the father who was a university professor. I loved my mom so much I always followed her around when my dad scolded me. But my mother, someone I thought would be with me forever, passed away.  When I was 12, my very young...

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Park Useong, Dreaming to Become A Movie Director

Park Useong, Dreaming to Become A Movie Director

Useong Park | Hometown: Hoeryong, North Hamgyeong | Major: Film & Digital Media, Dongguk University  Growing up, I loved watching movies. I used to copy the scenes in the movie and dream of becoming a movie director. As a result, it was not a surprise I started studying film and digital media since I came over to South Korea, and I have been constantly working on video-related projects even after graduation. There were so many stones where I was born and raised, and I got the nickname ‘stone head, ’from my friends comparing how terrible I was at school. In...

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Lee Mihyang, Satisfied with Her Life Today

Lee Mihyang, Satisfied with Her Life Today

Mihyang Lee | Hometown: Haeju, South Hwanghae Province | Ewha Women’s University I was known to my peers as the king of the hill. I always played with dirt, and the fields and mountains were playgrounds for me. My hometown had a good natural environment because there were many trees and grass with forests, and I have many pleasant memories because my family lived a good life. There is a memorable anecdote from my childhood which is about a big sweet potato I found while taking a walk with my grandfather. He told me that there must be a big...

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