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Seoul Dispatches Artists for Surprise Performances Throughout the City

Seoul Dispatches Artists for Surprise Performances Throughout the City

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A new project will deploy culture and art to soothe the hearts and minds of citizens struggling with the coronavirus pandemic and the record-breaking monsoon season. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday that it will begin a new project where citizens are given the opportunity to enjoy a variety [...]

K-pop Artists’ Japanese Careers Unperturbed by Worsening Seoul-Tokyo Ties

K-pop Artists’ Japanese Careers Unperturbed by Worsening Seoul-Tokyo Ties

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea-Japan relations are deteriorating as the countries’ history-driven diplomatic row is widening to imperil their economic ties. Still, the neighbors’ cultural ties remain mostly unscathed, with K-pop artists accomplishing unprecedented feats in the Japanese pop market. On Thursday, “Lights/Boy With Luv,” the new Japanese single album by globally-loved [...]

Fashion, Art Worlds Increasingly Interwoven

Fashion, Art Worlds Increasingly Interwoven

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The scope of collaboration between fashion and art is expanding day by day. Fashion companies release products featuring works of artists such as painters and photographers. Furthermore, cultural marketing campaigns that utilize works and designs of famous artists are emerging. Such an approach can be seen as a strategy [...]