Female cartoonists drawing their bodies. I especially like number 2 by Katie Green and number 8 Lucy Knisley. All of the drawings gave me a sense of camaraderie and mutual understanding.
20 Essential K-Pop Songs according to Pitchfork. K-Pop aficionados, do you agree? Are these essential? My K-Pop favorites like Nobody and Sorry, Sorry are a bit dated.
At the beginning of September, the Leeum and Gwangju Biennale are presenting a forum, “Expanding Experiences in Art.” via e-flux
“Enter Pyongyang” is an observational film of the capital of North Korea created by JT Singh and Rob Whitworth. It’s an interesting watch and does show the capital in a less common light. Though, I can’t help but be distracted by what lays beyond the capital and what isn’t pictured.
Despite not living there anymore, Chicago and the people in it are still close to my heart. In honor of that, check out Zane Davis’s new Tumblr dedicated to a Chicago bridge.
For anyone who is curious, I’m based in San Francisco now.
I noticed the Youtube spotlight today and it made my day! K-Pop! Which should I learn to improve my Korean language ability?
2NE1 I AM THE BEST
GD&TOP (KNOCK OUT)
Or an old favorite,
Wonder Girls NOBODY (start at 1:50)
This is the over of between sheets the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Visual and Critical Studies Department journal. The first year class was in charge of the publication this year. Intimacy was the overall topic–contributions included a variety of interpretations on intimacy. My piece came in two parts. The first was a consideration of language and interpretation. I wrote it in English and used Google Translate to translate it into Korean.
My other piece was a kind of word game and simultaneously a hacking of language.
Contact me if you’d like a PDF of my work. Also, here is a clue to the second part on YOUTUBE.
To learn about my classmates, the other between sheets contributors, visit the SAIC VCS website!
Disclaimer: The photo of the cover is from a draft but you get the idea!