Interview: Jung Lee

The South Korean photographer captures neon thoughts in barren landscapes to convey the limitations of language

Graduating with an MFA from the esteemed Royal College of Art in London, South Korean artist Jung Lee not only studied the theory and practice of photography, but also the art of a foreign language—English. Ever since, she has been probing and wrestling with phrases that haunt her thoughts, from an almost judicial perspective. Perhaps this is why she packs these words and drives them …

Rubato

A student from Seoul designs an interactive Bluetooth speaker controlled by a conductor's baton

On a recent trip to Seoul, CH had the chance to check out the degree show at Hongik University, a school that has one of the strongest fine arts and design programs in South Korea. One of the projects that attracted a fair amount of attention was Rubato, an interactive Bluetooth speaker designed by graduating student Kibbum Park. Park named it after the Italian musical …