Movie <Waste Land>
A Life with a dream is better than a life with everything!
Jardim Gramacho, located in outskirts of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, has the world’s largest landfill. Catadores are people who live by picking up recycled garbage from this large landfill. Vik Muniz, a world famous Brazilian photographer, plans on making a piece using the recycled garbage as a material and Catadores as a model. Vik Muniz spends two years with the Catadores making a piece with the mourning of a Catadore to give the hardly living Catadores artistic and humanistic values. After Starting this project with Vik Muniz, Catadores begin to find hopes and dreams and human dignity hidden in garbage. Junk art created from their cooperated work, begins to be world widely realized as an unbelievable art piece.
Place: Movie Theatre
Exhibition <The Great American Icons>
You’ve probably seen American pop art a lot of times on television but not in real life. If you are looking for a chance to watch it, the chance has finally come. Opera Gallery Seoul is holding an exhibition on American pop art and icons. Exhibition <The Great American Icons> exhibits how pieces from the 60s from American pop artists like Andy Wallhall, Roy Lihinsutein and how their pop icon Marlyn Monroe, Mickey Mouse, Super heroes and McDonalds etc are influenced in the 21st century. Neither positive nor negative, artists pull in the audience breaking the stereotype that art is hard to understand.
Place: Opera Gallery
Enjoying the Korean traditional look and taste, JAMI is a lunch concert in Samcheonggak. By both looking at the traditional performance and enjoying JAMI’s special menu and traditional tea that is different every day, this could be a special experience for people. On Monday, there is a Haekeum performance, “The happiest moment in my life” by Kang Eun-il, one of the most well-known musicians in Korea. On Tuesday there is a percussion performance “Feel Good” by a traditional percussion laboratory spreading Koreas creativity and excellence of percussion. On Wednesday, an aero-phone performance “Revival” is held by Kim Hyo-yeon. On Thursday, a folk song concert “Arirang flower” is held by a female folk group Arisu. On Friday, “Song- Seen, heard, happiness” is performed by a project group fun acoustic.
Price: Seat R-70,000won/ Seat S-50,000 won
Play <Enemy Next door season 3>
How would you feel if there is somebody totally different from you from appearance to characteristics living next door? It would be fun and interesting but living with them everyday can’t be only about fun. Somewhere in Seoul, there live four people each with different characteristics in one house. Shin Tong-han, a pseudo shaman, Ju Geum-sil a staff who works in a morgue who has a coffin in the house, Jeon Ji-yeon, an actress who has been in a minor role for more than ten years, and Lulu Jeong, a lingerie designer are the four people in this house. What would happen to them? It is definitely a scene to enjoy.
Date: 2014.02.13~2014.04.30< 저작권자 © 중앙헤럴드 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >
Place: Seo-yeon Art Hall