South Korea

Art

The Korean artist painting pleasure, voyeurism and strange desires

GaHee Park’s latest works showcase domestic ritual like you’ve never seen it before.
Jenna Mahale
10.7.20
Music

Woo Won-Jae is the dark prince of Korean hip-hop

The AOMG-signed South Korean rapper breaks all the rules on his debut album 'BLACK OUT'.
Qiuzi Zhang
9.8.20
Culture

This book splits open the world of K-beauty in contemporary Seoul

We speak to author Frances Cha about her debut novel, 'If I Had Your Face', a story which follows four women as they navigate wealth, desire and the practical realities of plastic surgery.
Jenna Mahale
7.22.20
Culture

The anonymous Korean vloggers creating the most meditative content on YouTube

This community of vloggers in South Korea has transformed being an introvert into an aesthetic experience.
Hannah Weiss
6.16.20
Culture

A new generation of female Korean novelists are dismantling the patriarchy

This exciting group of up-and-coming writers are tackling gender, toxic masculinity and the cosmetic industry through their work.
Katie Goh
5.25.20
Fashion

The collaboration spotlighting South Korea's under-recognised LGBTQ+ community

Fashion label AJOBYAJO and LGBTQ+ collective Neon Milk have teamed up for a collaboration, the first of its kind in the country.
Elaine YJ Lee
5.7.20
Music

Meet ITZY the K-pop girl group taking over the world

Their self-love anthem 'DALLA DALLA' became the quickest video to reach 100 million views in K-pop history.
Carolina Malis
2.25.20
Culture

All of Bong Joon Ho’s other films (and where to stream them)

You’ve seen Parasite. Now catch the rest of the South Korean auteur’s catalogue.
Douglas Greenwood
2.10.20
Music

20 new K-pop acts to obsess over in 2020

From ATEEZ, ITZY and Bibi, to the groups so new they're not even named yet, this is your essential guide to a whole new year of K-pop.
Taylor Glasby
1.15.20
News

Parasite is making Oscars history

Bong Joon-ho thriller is South Korea’s first-ever Best Picture nominee at the Academy Awards.
Jenna Mahale
1.14.20
Music

Se So Neon are the new faces of Korean indie rock

Ahead of their second album Maladaptive, the trio talks finding their place and resisting the urge to conform.
L. Singh
1.8.20
Music

Peggy Gou discusses online criticism and her resolutions for 2020

The South Korean DJ and "Starry Night" producer opens up.
Benoit Loiseau
1.8.20
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