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MMCA Highlights Animation Pioneers in New Exhibition

MMCA Highlights Animation Pioneers in New Exhibition

SEOUL, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Long before technicolor and computer graphic-supported animation, there were works that were created with classic techniques like using shadows and shot-by-shot images of puppets. “Movement Making Movement,” an exhibition zooming in on these traditional techniques and five early pioneers of animation, a genre that is nearly old as film, [...]

2 Collaborative, Genre-mixing Art Projects Picked for Project Hashtag Exhibit

2 Collaborative, Genre-mixing Art Projects Picked for Project Hashtag Exhibit

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) on Tuesday announced two experimental art projects that will be put on display under the inaugural Project Hashtag program, the museum’s art exhibit-sponsorship project co-founded with Hyundai Motor Co. The Project Hashtag 2020 exhibition will showcase works from two teams [...]

Paik Nam-june’s Massive Video Tower at MMCA to Flick Back to Life in 2022

Paik Nam-june’s Massive Video Tower at MMCA to Flick Back to Life in 2022

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Measuring 18.5 meters in height and 11 m in diameter, a massive pagoda of TV monitors has been the symbol of South Korea’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, and the quintessence of Korean-American artist Paik Nam-june’s (1932-2006) pioneering video art career. [...]