The 7th Korea International Photo Festival, held at the Seoul Arts Center from the May 17th

Reporter Cha Bo-ram, Hankuk Culture Times, May 13, 2020

The 7th Korea International Photo Festival 2020 will be held on the 17th at the Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul Arts Center with the theme of 'The Horizons of relations'. This festival will show the current point of view of the rapidly changing modern photographic art, and it will be an opportunity to carefully predict the future changes.


Particularly in the 21st century, the era of 'relationship', the main exhibition that reexamines serious questions and reflections on the lives of today, Ryan Schude, Katerina Belkina, Rania Matar, and Race Through the relationship between Pontis and Lais Pontes, he throws messages of human origin from the contemporaries.


In the special exhibition and the viewfinder of KIPF, Sang-Woo Ko, Jin-Hee Kim, Jae-Gap Lee, and Won-Sik Won participate in the theme of 'relationship.' Whether they are social animals or not, they consider the complex and diversified sociality of a series of events that occur during relationships.


In the 'Viewfinder of KIPF', which consists of three sections: Korean Sex Search, Choice 2020, and Portrait of the Era, Koenjae, Niko de la faye, Kim Byeong-tae, Kim Young-jae, Kim Yong-hwan , Yeo Sang-hyun, Eun-suk Yoon, Cheol-gyu Jang, and Ryu-gyu Ryu can look into the eyes of the artists who have looked through the viewfinder with consistent long breathing.

In particular, KOREA PHOTO, a photo fair, can look at the colorful spectrum displayed by 18 artists armed with unique colors, and the exhibited works will be a photo marketplace that can be purchased in the field through dialogue with the artist.

In addition, 'All that Photobook', which exhibits colorful and photo collections that show the harmony of organic photos emitted by highly individualized works, is also worth noting.

Art director Yang Jeong-a said, “'The horizon of relationships' is a question of how we form and change relationships in a complex and diversified modern society, and at the same time, it offers a variety of perspectives on relationships, which means the meaning of our lives and human relationships that have changed. "It will be a chance to reflect on it again."


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