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Song Byeok Exhibition: A Message of Peace and Hope

April 15, 2013

Song Byeok was a propaganda artist in North Korea before fleeing the country several years ago. After US exhibitions of his work last year, Song is holding a small exhibition in Seoul until April 23 (update: the show has been extended until April 30).

Booklet cover for Song Byeok Exhibition
Sign the Peace Banner at Song Byeok's Exhibition

What: Song Byeok Exhibition: A Message of Peace and Hope (평화와 희망에 대한 메세지)
When: April 10 – 30, 2013 – open daily 12-9 p.m.
Where: Connoi-Space Gallery / Cafe Roys on Garosu-gil
Address: B1 545-24 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Directions: From Sinsa Station (line 3) — go straight out of exit 8 for several hundred meters. The third left will be Garosu-gil, a popular street of cafes and shops. Connoi-Space is several hundred meters down Garosu-gil on the right-hand side (Diesel is across the street). Map

Song Byeok’s Facebook page
Song Byeok’s website
Info about his show in Insadong two years ago

Note, there isn’t any English except for some magazine and newspaper articles from around the world about the artist (but there’s not a lot of Korean, either, for that matter — the show is about the art).

Street view of the Connoi-Space Gallery

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