International Symposium on Korean Photography

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10 a.m. Nov. 18, 2023 to 3 p.m. Nov. 19, 2023

The International Symposium on Korean Photography is co-organized by the Center for Creative Photography and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, in collaboration with the School of Art. The symposium, held at the CCP auditorium, focuses on the state of contemporary Korean photography. 

Saturday, November 18th: The first day of the symposium includes two panel discussions and a roundtable with various esteemed speakers, including but not limited to Dr. Park Pyungjong, Professor, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea; Dr. Kim Youngmin, Professor, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; Zhao Yechen, Assistant Curator of Photography, Art Institute of Chicago; Linde Lehtinen, Curator of Photography, Huntington Library; Dr. Kim Jeehey, Assistant Professor, University of Arizona; and Kim Namin, Curator, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea. 

Saturday, November 19th: The last day features a highly anticipated panel discussion at 1:10 pm with photographers featured in the Wonders and Witness exhibition. Speakers include Kim Oksun, Gwon Doyeon, Oh Heinkuhn, and Yoon JeongMee

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Image: Oh Heinkuhn, A Boy with His Ear Hurt in Front of Lucky Club, 1993, 90 x 114.5cm, MMCA collection.