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Seoul’s Mayor Pledges to Ban Dog Butcheries After Seeing a Movie About a Dog

Mayor Park Won-soon announced that he would crack down on South Korea's dog meat industry after seeing an animated kids' film called 'Underdog'.
Gavin Butler
2.27.19
Skateboarding

Hell and Marble: Inside South Korea's Skate Scene

Just 35 miles from the DMZ, skateboarding in Seoul is thriving.
Sander Hölsgens
4.4.18
Noisey News

K-Pop Star Jonghyun Dead At 27

Kim Jon-hyun, known as Jonghyun, was a member of SHINee, South Korea's biggest boy band.
Noisey Staff
12.18.17
travel-world

Americans Living in South Korea Are Getting Nervous About War

Expats like me are increasingly worried about tensions between Donald Trump and the North.
Spencer R. Morrison
6.1.17
Scene Reports

There’s a New Wave of Korean Musicians Thriving Outside the K-Pop Machine

A crop of producers are breaking free from your stereotypes.
VICE Staff
1.30.17
Art

Balloon Sculptures Bring Permanent Cheer

Myeongbeom Kim's sculptures literally lift you up.
Beckett Mufson
11.10.16
Art

Hand-Drawn Cartoons Take Over City Streets

South Korean artist Jung Kee Son holds his cartoon illustrations in front of photographs taken of different urban settings.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.26.16
tv

Celebrate the Grandfather of New Media Art With Massive TV Installations

On what would have been Nam June Paik's 84th birthday, a new show looks at his philosophy.
The Creators Project
7.21.16
Art

Drawn Memories of Cats and Korean Landscapes | Tuesday Insta Illustrator

Come for the kitties, stay for the stunning renditions of modern life in Korea.
Beckett Mufson
7.11.16
VICE Specials

Watch: On Patrol with South Korea's Suicide Rescue Team

VICE follows a suicide rescue team on the Han River in Seoul, South Korea to understand what the country is doing to end its suicide epidemic.
VICE Staff
5.3.16
Film

Learn the Depressing Vocabulary of '70s Korean Sweatshops

German filmmaker Nils Klauss guides you through the remnants of a factory boom town that peaked in the 80s.
Beckett Mufson
1.13.16
Art

Biohacker Lisa Park Has Art on the Brain

Putting your brain waves on display makes for intimate, engrossing artwork.
Beckett Mufson
12.17.15
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