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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. [...]

Hyundai E&C Completes Construction of New National Museum of Qatar

Hyundai E&C Completes Construction of New National Museum of Qatar

SEOUL, Apr. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. said it has completed construction of the new National Museum of Qatar, holding the museum’s opening ceremony on March 27. The new Qatar National Museum was built along the northern and southern parts of the old royal palace located in the central part of [...]

South Korea Plans to Set up North Korean Human Rights Museum by 2019

South Korea Plans to Set up North Korean Human Rights Museum by 2019

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to set up a museum on North Korea’s human rights by 2019 to raise public awareness about Pyongyang’s serious human rights violations, government officials said Friday.  The envisioned museum is expected to display documents and photos of North Korea’s human rights records and introduce testimonies of [...]

SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona

SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona

Seoul, Korea, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it will bring T.um Mobile, a travelling ICT museum, to Barcelona to provide Spanish children with the chance to experience cutting-edge technologies. T.um Mobile will be opened as part of the Youth Mobile Festival (YoMo) Barcelona at Fira Montjuic, from February 27 [...]

Learning from the Robot

Learning from the Robot

SEONGNAM, South Korea, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The Hyundai Museum of Kids’ Books & Art (MOKA) is offering a special exhibit, themed Pictures and Books, for visiting children by having a moving robot follow them around to share information on different artworks in the museum.  The robot, entitled “Docent Momo,” was specially developed for [...]