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Seoul Boosts Support for the Homeless

Seoul Boosts Support for the Homeless

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Sunday that it is doubling the size of its welfare initiatives for the city’s homeless this year – from 1,506 individuals in 26 programs in 2016 to 3,200 in 30 welfare programs. The Heemang (Hope) Frame, a photography academy for the homeless launched in [...]

David LaChapelle Hosts Photography Exhibition in Seoul

David LaChapelle Hosts Photography Exhibition in Seoul

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Photographer David LaChapelle, best recognized for bringing celebrities into surrealistic photographs, is hosting a photo exhibition in Seoul four years after his last exhibit in Busan.  Titled David LaChapelle Inscape of Beauty, the exhibition will introduce some 180 of his earliest to most recent works.  LaChapelle gained recognition as [...]

Photographer Nick Knight Introduces Rare Works in Seoul Exhibition

Photographer Nick Knight Introduces Rare Works in Seoul Exhibition

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – British photographer Nick Knight is hosting his first Seoul exhibition at Daelim Museum, and has brought with him some photos that have never been exhibited before, including shots with his fellow skinheads from the late 1970s to early 80s.  Titled “Knick Knight: Image,” the exhibition combs through his beliefs [...]

Korea to Host Global Photography Events

Korea to Host Global Photography Events

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea will host the 33rd Congress of the FIAP (Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique) from August 22 to 28 in Seoul and Gyeongju, a historic city located in South Gyeongsang Province. FIAP is an international photography organization with more than 85 national associations as members.  The Photo Artist Society [...]