I spent the day immersed in Lee Bul’s surreal world of futuristic and sometimes brutal art on exhibit at the Hayward Gallery London. She creates obscene beauty and entire worlds with everyday materials. My favourite display was her porcelain sculptures of robot parts, which fuses old Korea’s traditional celadon pottery with steampunk fiction. They could …
These locks of love on top of Namsan (Mt.) in Seoul echo Paris’s love lock bridges. They hang as a promise between lovers that their love will last forever. Young love, old love, new love–can they all be true love? (The dreamer in me hopes the answer is yes!! ❤️)
Cherry blossoms along the path of my daily walk to the underground station near Dongguk University, Seoul
Cheonggyecheon with a view of Spring Tower in Downtown Seoul
‘The Song of May’ by Jung Jinsoo 1988 National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
It’s spring in Seoul, and the flowers are out showing off their petals.
A thousand Wednesday protests pass in Junghak-dong, But still they call you liars. Your aged backs bend beneath their hate. Why is it easier to believe that you are whores, Than to believe soldiers become beasts? Who are these deniers of history? Look at every nation, I say to them, Show me an army that does not rape. …