Recommended: The Familographer on Trayvon Martin

Jack Large has a great opinion piece on the fatal shooting of a teen in Florida (USA).

The US Role in Globalization

The State of Globalization as realized by the G-20 in the year 2012 The United States and its economic allies, as defined by countries subscribing to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Global Agreements on Tariffs and Trade (Gatt I and Gatt II)and other free trade agreements, have assured themselves their best possible … Continue reading

Bus arrest, not a hoax, problems people are having part 6509

Everyone I have a quite serious dilemma! I had an episode yesterday in the morning on the bus. There were several people putting money in the box to pay bus fare and I put mine in as well 2 500Won coins. The bus driver seemed upset, not sure what he was saying I put in … Continue reading

Technical Immersion Essay by Martyn Thompson

We embrace new technologies such as hand phones, digital cameras, PMP’s flash drives, with little thought of the effect these have society. On a bus journey, children play hand-held games, teenagers continuously text message each other, moms watch their DMB phones to keep up to date with the latest soap operas and one ajuma after … Continue reading

The Third Gwangju Biennale International Curators Course

The third Gwangju Biennale International Curator Course (GBICC) has left behind three BLOGS for local writers, art lovers and artists to contribute to as their gift…an acknowledgement of the rising fate of art in Gwangju. One exposes a local art who’s who, provides in-depth interviews, and is a space for critical reviews, found at http://www.artfocusgwangju.tumblr.com … Continue reading

“Hail and Farewell” (Shakespeare) Debra Josephson and friends at Truffaut

As Debra Josephson heads back to the US, she timed one last visit to Gwangju to coincide with Lisa Mynhardt’s opening, and one of her best friend’s birthdays. A great time was had by all.

Red Dress Run, June 11, 2011

 On Saturday, June 11th the “Red Dress Run” blew through downtown (“Sinae”) Gwangju, and participants enjoyed either cross-dressing, showing off alien humor, or at the very least free pizza pies after their hard work that, at times humored and other times frightened local shoppers.  The post-run/jog/walk party was held at Speakeasy, where sociable Derek Hannon … Continue reading

Lisa Mynhardt’s Debut Solo Exhibition at PDG Gallery

Friday June 10th was a busy day in Gwangju, with the 12th Anniversary of the Gwangju International Center, Lisa Mynhardt’s first Solo show at PDG Gallery, on the fifth floor of the “Mr. Pizza” building across the main dragfrom the Shinsegae Parking lot, near U-Square.  The director of the gallery, Kim SeKyueng also broadcasts two … Continue reading

Really worthy read for ALL humans

http://scholarcitizen.williamcronon.net/2011/03/15/alec/ This website is great, but how often will you catch Stuber shutting up to anyone else’s higher wisdom? Rarely. This is all, go to this web site. Seriously. It’s too important to skip. Honest. Host

Gwangju steals one, with the gendarme in on the heist

On Sunday April 24 the K=League soccer match at World Cup Stadium in Sangmu/Gwangju had all the makings of a blowout, since Gwangju was playing Seoul. A thinking man would have given the home squad a slim chance…a betting man could have gotten 10-1 in London, and that’s a long-shot in the soccer world. But … Continue reading