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The invincible Mr Jeong

Mr Jeong is thinking business thoughts, perhaps he’ll start the goat farm he has long planned. He is sitting in an old pine tree, some seven meters off the ground. A can-do-man, Jeong, aka ‘papa’, used to run his own

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The invincible Mr Jeong

Mr Jeong is thinking business thoughts, perhaps he’ll start the goat farm he has long planned. He is sitting in an old pine tree, some seven meters off the ground. A can-do-man, Jeong, aka ‘papa’, used to run his own

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

The first lady of Pyongchang

Mrs Baek Bokhee aka ‘mama’ is 50% of the force that runs the 700 village. She has been running the circus together with her husband since 2002 and is a phenomenal chef, bus driver, the chief of bookings, and now

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

The first lady of Pyongchang

Mrs Baek Bokhee aka ‘mama’ is 50% of the force that runs the 700 village. She has been running the circus together with her husband since 2002 and is a phenomenal chef, bus driver, the chief of bookings, and now

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Artist talk in Seoul tomorrow

Welcome to our artist talk at The Roundabout, Seoul tomorrow at 7 pm.

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Artist talk in Seoul tomorrow

Welcome to our artist talk at The Roundabout, Seoul tomorrow at 7 pm.

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Mr Mr Boss Boss & the potato blossom

After decades of producing music and theatre all over the world, Suncheol Lee came to Pyonchang for some personal time in 2002. He rented an old primary school, spent two years walking around the mountains, lost 30 kilos, became a

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Mr Mr Boss Boss & the potato blossom

After decades of producing music and theatre all over the world, Suncheol Lee came to Pyonchang for some personal time in 2002. He rented an old primary school, spent two years walking around the mountains, lost 30 kilos, became a

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Jina’s jumbo chestnut armour

Last year Jina Lee, an illustrator from Seoul happened to see Eyes as Big as Plates at the  Flora Fauna exhibition at the Gallery Factory in Seoul. Halvar from Sandnes made her want to be where he was, both mentally

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Jina’s jumbo chestnut armour

Last year Jina Lee, an illustrator from Seoul happened to see Eyes as Big as Plates at the  Flora Fauna exhibition at the Gallery Factory in Seoul. Halvar from Sandnes made her want to be where he was, both mentally

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

16 hours of fun in the 700 Village

Eight locations, six model castings, one interview, one medium-sized tree of Korean chestnuts, exquisite home cooking – all within sixteen hours of mountain action. What a glorious first day in the 700 Village, located 700 m above sea level and allegedly the

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

16 hours of fun in the 700 Village

Eight locations, six model castings, one interview, one medium-sized tree of Korean chestnuts, exquisite home cooking – all within sixteen hours of mountain action. What a glorious first day in the 700 Village, located 700 m above sea level and allegedly the

Suncheol Lee, is the founder and director of the Potato Blossom Studio Center. We’ll return to this magnetic community activist with more details later - stay posted. © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Eyes as Big as Plates has landed in Korea!

We will be making relatively frequent reports in the next four weeks as we trek the mountains of Korea, Glaciers of Switzerland, join a land art festival in Prague and comb the shores of the Arctic Sea in Norway! Thanks

Suncheol Lee, is the founder and director of the Potato Blossom Studio Center. We’ll return to this magnetic community activist with more details later - stay posted. © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Eyes as Big as Plates has landed in Korea!

We will be making relatively frequent reports in the next four weeks as we trek the mountains of Korea, Glaciers of Switzerland, join a land art festival in Prague and comb the shores of the Arctic Sea in Norway! Thanks