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Insadong Exhibition: The Reality of North Korea as Seen Through Photos, Video, and Refugee Testimony

July 6, 2012

Thursday, July 12 – Monday, July 16, 2012
10 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Seoho Gallery, Insadong, Seoul


Sound bite depictions of North Korea often make it sound as if it’s virtually impossible to know or explain. While it is true that we don’t know what goes on day-to-day in the inner circles of its government, a great deal about life inside the country has come to light during the last 15 years. Please invite your friends and help us spread the word about this important exhibition.

Topics covered:

    • North Korea’s education system
    • The state of the North’s economy
    • Political prison camps
    • Forced repatriation

A Note about English: There will be English translations for most of the exhibition.

Volunteer: If you are knowledgeable about North Korea and its human rights situation and would like to help answer visitors’ questions in English or Japanese, please let us know if you can volunteer.

Organized by: NKnet
With financial support from: The Ministry of Unification

Directions: From Anguk Station, exit 6, walk about 50m to the entrance of Insadong, which will be on your left. Walk along the Insadong street for 350m (about 5-10 minutes depending on how crowded it is). Seoho Gallery (the sign will say 갤러리 서호) will be on your left, just before a relatively large four-way intersection.

Address: Seoul, Jongno-gu, Insa-dong 1-1

Map: http://nmap.do/xbQPY2

Street view: http://nmap.do/G80P1V

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