South Korea

Photography

an rong photographs asian couples in love

'In America, it’s rare to see Asian Americans in love. Are we not supposed to be in love with each other?'
Keshia Naurana Badalge
12.20.18
Art

this artist is using her dreamlike digital art to subvert the male gaze

Ram Han talks about sexual fantasies and feminism in South Korea.
Zio Barritaux
12.19.18
Music

what's it like being an openly gay k-pop artist?

Holland's message couldn't have come at a better moment.
i-D Team
12.11.18
Photography

a glimpse of seoul’s pulsating rave scene

"No one knows what will happen tomorrow, after the loud music has stopped."
Juule Kay
12.11.18
Culture

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
12.4.18
Beauty

why a new generation of women are challenging south korea's beauty standards

A feminist "corset-free" movement is gathering steam in the world's plastic surgery capital.
Keira Chan
10.30.18
Music

cifika is the next chapter in korean electronic music

Seoul's CIFIKA talks K-pop, Boston Dynamics and her desire to be a future person.
Lavanya Singh
10.24.18
Music

dpr live is the most creative rapper in south korea

i-D talks to the rising artist before his first-ever US tour with the DPR Crew.
Cheryl Santos
9.18.18
Music

momoland is smashing k-pop's 'factory girl' stereotype

The South Korean girl group was created on reality TV, but MOMOLAND might be K-pop's realest (and funniest) act.
Jeff Benjamin
8.22.18
Culture

7 south korean drag queens on identity and self expression

Photographer Snakepool captures the divas of the Seoul scene.
Cheryl Santos
8.3.18
love week

the death of romance and the rise of 'the loner' in collectivist south korea

A growing number of South Korean millennials cannot afford or cannot be bothered to date.
Crystal Tai
5.30.18
Fashion

unpacking the south korean couple-twinning phenomenon

When and how did this become a thing? And what does it say about gender norms that dictate how young Koreans look and dress.
Liam Hess
4.10.18
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