SEOUL

The VICE Guide to Sex

The Rise of South Korea’s Sex Shop Industry

Thanks to changing attitudes toward sex and new laws governing adult toys, South Korea’s sex shops are moving out of the shadows and into the mainstream.
VICE Staff
8.21.18
Skateboarding

Hell and Marble: Inside South Korea's Skate Scene

Just 35 miles from the DMZ, skateboarding in Seoul is thriving.
Sander Hölsgens
4.3.18
VICELAND

Eddie Huang Slurps Up Some Noodles in South Korea

The 'HUANG'S WORLD' host visits Seoul to see how the country puts its own spin on global culinary trends.
VICE Staff
8.9.17
Film

Say Hello to South Korea's Uncanny Female "Greeting Bots"

Gritty streets, colored lights, robots replacing humans: 'PLASTIC GIRLS' is like a very, very early 'Blade Runner' prequel.
Beckett Mufson
7.27.17
Features

Joel Eel's Eclectic Techno Debut Explores Growing Up Korean-Canadian

How cultural guilt and family expectations informed the Toronto producer's new album 'Very Good Person.'
Sofia Luu
6.28.17
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
Film

Dancers Melt Through Space in a Stunning CGI Experiment

A Korean animator bends time and space like Kurt Vonnegut's all-knowing aliens.
Beckett Mufson
1.4.17
Art

Balloon Sculptures Bring Permanent Cheer

Myeongbeom Kim's sculptures literally lift you up.
Beckett Mufson
11.9.16
Art

These Giant Blow-Up Sculptures Are All About Spreading Love

Art duo FriendsWithYou makes enormous, inflatable outdoor sculptures that turn temporary public artworks into collective playdates
Shana Nys Dambrot
9.8.16
Art

Enter the Belly of a Whale at This Immersive Light Installation

You're basically Pinocchio inside Russian art collective Tundra's 'My Whale' experience in Seoul.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.12.16
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
7.25.16
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
7.20.16
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