Conférence : The Dawn of Korean Design : Vibrant Modernism in Early 20th Century Korea
The Dawn of Korean Design: Vibrant Modernism in Early 20th Century Korea
par Arm Jong Park
Jeudi 5 octobre 2017 à 13h00
Charles B. Wang Center Lecture, Hall I
Stony Brook University
Park Arm Jong, the director of the Modern Design Museum in Seoul, will map the everyday changes of the material landscape of Korea during the Japanese occupation (1910–1945). Drawing on a wide range of visual resources, Park will explain how new commodities rapidly became part of the texture of everyday life in this tumultuous period.
About the Speaker
An avid design collector and scholar of Korean design history, Park Arm Jong founded the Modern Design Museum in 2007. He is also a professor of visual communication design at Sun Moon University.