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Korea: Cubically Imagined, an immersive Korean pop culture exhibition, opens in New York City and Washington, D.C.
May 04, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) together with the Korea Creative Content Agency (President JO Hyun-rae, KOCCA) present “Korea: Cubically Imagined,” a showcase of today’s leading creative voices from Korea. The exhibition features a diverse range of experiences within 16 installations – including BTS’ performances, the film set of Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, as well as digital design studio Design Silverfish’s AR installation inspired by Korean folklore and the city life of Seoul, among others – proposing new cultural narratives that transcend boundaries between past and future, tradition and innovation. “Korea: Cubically Imagined” will be on view in Chelsea, New York from May 2 to 14 and subsequently in Washington, D.C. from May 27 to June 9, following its successful world tours in Paris, Hong Kong, Moscow, and Beijing in 2021.
The National Museum of Korea to Exhibit Lee Kun-hee Collection “A Collector's Invitation”
Apr 27, 2022
The National Museum of Korea (Director General MIN Byoungchan, NMK) will commemorate the first anniversary of the late Lee Kun-hee’s invaluable donation of antiques and artworks with an exhibit of 355 select pieces, starting on April 28. The four-month exhibit, called “A Collector’s Invitation,” is a joint remembrance organized by the National Museum of Korea in conjunction with the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, and five regional art museums.
Curriculum in place to Train Professional Talents in Media for Drama Production and Distribution
Apr 27, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) together with the Korea Drama Production Association (President SONG Byung-Jun, KDPA) will run a course called “(K)-Global Broadcasting Video Contents Curriculum” for nurturing practical talents and experts in the field of broadcasting and video production from April 25 (Mon).
MCST-KNPA-Interpol Jointly Arrested 207 Online Copyright Infringement Offenders
Apr 25, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) and the Korean National Police Agency (Commissioner General KIM, Chang Yong, KNPA) cooperated with the International Criminal Police Organization (President AHMED Naser AL-Raisi, Interpol) to jointly crack down on copyright infringement sites that distributed illegal contents through overseas servers last year. The cooperative crack down activities led to arresting 207 site operators and heavy uploaders of 47 sites and 34 sites were closed.
The First K-Culture Conference discusses on the Government's Role for a Sustainable Korean Wave
Apr 25, 2022
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister HWANG Hee, MCST) together with the Korea Tourism Organization (President AHN Young-bae, KTO) will be hosting the “First K-Culture Conference” on Wednesday April 27 at 2pm under the theme of “The Spirit of the Times as Reflected in K-Culture: Policy Initiatives for a Sustainable Korean Wave.”