Refreshing like the end of summer heat wave, actress Choi Yoo Ha 연극 ‘안녕, 여름’의 배우 최유하

Refreshing like the end of summer heat wave, actress Choi Yoo Ha 연극 ‘안녕, 여름’의 배우 최유하

A Korean actress Choi Yoo Ha debuted with the musical ‘Footloose’ in 2005. Now, 11 years later, she was still performing various characters in dozen of musicals & plays unlike her pretty appearance. CultureM meets a Korean actress Choi Yoo Ha who is returned with the play ‘This time It’s Real’ for the coming autumn.

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예술을 바라보는 다양한 시선과 호기심의 필요성 Hong Il Hwa’s art essay for September 2016

예술을 바라보는 다양한 시선과 호기심의 필요성 Hong Il Hwa’s art essay for September 2016

작가들에게 있어 혼이 깃든 그림을 그린다는 것만큼 좋은 찬사는 없으리라 생각된다. 하지만 한국의 경우 초상화에 대한 어려운 시선이 존재하는 것도 사실이다. 눈이 너무 좋아 그 눈빛에 반해 내 그림을 좋아하는 이들이 있는가 하면 눈이 무서워 내 그림이 무섭다고 하는 이들 또한 있다.

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지루하지만 특별한 그것, 반복 Lee Ji Sun’s art life of research, ‘About the Repetition’

지루하지만 특별한 그것, 반복 Lee Ji Sun’s art life of research, ‘About the Repetition’

손바닥 위 조그만 구슬을 굴리듯 둥그런 지구가 또 한번의 회전을 한다. 태양은 같은 곳에서 뜨고 같은 곳으로 넘어가 진다. 하지만 오늘의 아침은 어제의 아침과 너무나 멀고 하염없이 새로우며 그 누구에게도 미지수로 남아 지금의 앞을 밝힌다. 어제와 같은 모습으로 침대를 벗어나는 오늘의 몸뚱이는 하루만큼 자라있고 하루만큼의 흔적을 지닌다

9월 28, 2016 at 4:05 오후 Comments are Disabled

예술을 바라보는 다양한 시선과 호기심의 필요성 Hong Il Hwa’s art essay for September 2016

예술을 바라보는 다양한 시선과 호기심의 필요성 Hong Il Hwa’s art essay for September 2016

작가들에게 있어 혼이 깃든 그림을 그린다는 것만큼 좋은 찬사는 없으리라 생각된다. 하지만 한국의 경우 초상화에 대한 어려운 시선이 존재하는 것도 사실이다. 눈이 너무 좋아 그 눈빛에 반해 내 그림을 좋아하는 이들이 있는가 하면 눈이 무서워 내 그림이 무섭다고 하는 이들 또한 있다.

9월 28, 2016 at 11:52 오전 Comments are Disabled

Lee Ji Sun’s art life of research, ‘About the Repetition’ 반복에 관하여

Lee Ji Sun’s art life of research, ‘About the Repetition’ 반복에 관하여

As rounding a small marble on a palm, the Earth makes another turn. The Sun rises at the same place and sets at the other same point beyond the horizon. Nevertheless, today’s morning is just so far from the yesterday’s one, endlessly new, equally mysterious to anyone.

9월 27, 2016 at 3:07 오후 Comments are Disabled

The necessity of various curiosities and perspectives beyond horror 홍일화의 아트 에세이

The necessity of various curiosities and perspectives beyond horror 홍일화의 아트 에세이

The nature is being destroyed for our obsession of beauty was metaphorically expressed with dripping dark oil on animal skins. Some of the visitors have said that they couldn’t bare my painting because the dark liquid oil in my painting looked too eerie.

9월 27, 2016 at 2:41 오후 Comments are Disabled

GOT7’s 2nd regular album ‘FLIGHT LOG : TURBULENCE’ 갓세븐의 두 번째 정규 앨범

GOT7’s 2nd regular album ‘FLIGHT LOG : TURBULENCE’ 갓세븐의 두 번째 정규 앨범

global idol group of Korea, GOT7 has released the second regular album ‘FLIGHT LOG : TURBULENCE’. A title track ‘HARD CARRY’ is an EDM TRAP genre track with powerful 808 base, unique synth reed, cheerful beats.

9월 27, 2016 at 2:18 오후 Comments are Disabled

Yu Seung Woo’s new single ‘Only U’ with Heize 유승우가 헤이즈를 만나면

Yu Seung Woo’s new single ‘Only U’ with Heize 유승우가 헤이즈를 만나면

A Korean singer-song writer, Yu Seung Woo has released a new single album ‘Only U’. Yu Seung Woo’s new single ‘Only U’ is an acoustic electric-pop genre style tracks with Yu Seung Woo’s sensitive voice, acoustic sounds, sensual melodies, 808 drum sounds and high-pitch vocal sampling.

9월 27, 2016 at 11:01 오전 Comments are Disabled

The town devoured by the sea 바다가 삼킨 마을

The town devoured by the sea 바다가 삼킨 마을

In the October 1968 the residents of Abai village in Cheonghodong, Sokcho have been traumatized by what had been the biggest tsunami in the history. About 150 houses were flooded and fishing ships were destroyed by the powerful waves.

9월 26, 2016 at 4:42 오후 Comments are Disabled

Apink’s 3rd regular album, ‘Pink Revolution’ 에이핑크의 세 번째 정규 앨범

Apink’s 3rd regular album, ‘Pink Revolution’ 에이핑크의 세 번째 정규 앨범

Korea’s famous girl group, Apink has released the 3rd regular album ‘Pink Revolution’. A title track ‘Only one’ is a medium tempo R&B Dance genre where hip-hop rhythm is added. This song has melody and lyric that is clear and clean like water color, drawing the trembling feeling towards her lover.

9월 26, 2016 at 4:26 오후 Comments are Disabled

MAMAMOO’s pre-released track, ‘NEW YORK’ 마마무 인 뉴욕

MAMAMOO’s pre-released track, ‘NEW YORK’ 마마무 인 뉴욕

The heroin of Girl crush in K-pop, MAMAMOO has released a pre-released a track of upcoming regular album ‘NEW YORK’. It is a cheerful dance song with interesting lyrics about a couple who lives in Seoul and in New York. Also it is impressive that funky & minimal instrument proposition, MAMAMOO’s gorgeous & powerful voice.

9월 21, 2016 at 2:08 오후 Comments are Disabled

CLAZZIQUAI PROJECT’s 7th regular album ‘Travellers’ 클래지콰의 일곱 번째 프로젝트

CLAZZIQUAI PROJECT’s 7th regular album ‘Travellers’ 클래지콰의 일곱 번째 프로젝트

CLAZZIQUAI has the seventh regular album ‘Travellers’ for this autumn. A title track ‘Speak of Love’ is a lovely electronic track with easy & simple melodies, vivid groove, full of Latin beats, piano & brass, guitar, chorus. Also there are various style tracks in the album such as ‘#Wondering’, ‘Dangerous’, ‘Sweet life’, ‘Aurora’ etc.

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Refreshing like the end of summer heat wave, actress Choi Yoo Ha 연극 ‘안녕, 여름’의 배우 최유하

Refreshing like the end of summer heat wave, actress Choi Yoo Ha 연극 ‘안녕, 여름’의 배우 최유하

A Korean actress Choi Yoo Ha debuted with the musical ‘Footloose’ in 2005. Now, 11 years later, she was still performing various characters in dozen of musicals & plays unlike her pretty appearance. CultureM meets a Korean actress Choi Yoo Ha who is returned with the play ‘This time It’s Real’ for the coming autumn.

The actor with consistent efforts, Lee Seung Won 뮤지컬 ‘스위니 토드’의 토비아스로 돌아온 배우 이승원

The actor with consistent efforts, Lee Seung Won 뮤지컬 ‘스위니 토드’의 토비아스로 돌아온 배우 이승원

The most anticipated Korean musical actor, Lee Seun Won. At this point, we can say that he is already well-talented actor. Because, the musical ‘Sweeny Todd’ is considered one of the best musical in 2016, also, he can grade up with several famous Korean musical stars such as Cho Seung Woo, Yang Joon Mo etc.

Representing Korean traditional music ‘Gukak’, a musician Park Ae Ri 보다 모던한 국악을 위하여, 국악인 박애리

Representing Korean traditional music ‘Gukak’, a musician Park Ae Ri 보다 모던한 국악을 위하여, 국악인 박애리

As the one of the famous Korean traditional musician, and the wife of the most famous Korean dancer Popin HyunJun, she is communicating with public for promoting the Korean traditional music since debut. CultureM meets a Korean traditional musician Park Ae Ri.

Erratic at times yet sincere, an actor Yoon Bak 연극 ‘망원동 브라더스’의 배우 윤박

Erratic at times yet sincere, an actor Yoon Bak 연극 ‘망원동 브라더스’의 배우 윤박

Unlike his tall and handsome, his frank & unaffected personality makes us fall in love with him. In 2016, Yoon Bak is returned with a play ‘Mangwondong Brothers’. It is about troublesome life of 4 men who ended up living together in a small rooftop studio but it is an optimistic funny story. CultureM meets a Korean actor Yoon Bak who is returned with a play ‘Mangwondong Brothers’.

Expanded the careers into the play, an actor Baek Hyeong Hun 연극 ‘아들’로 돌아온 배우 백형훈

Expanded the careers into the play, an actor Baek Hyeong Hun 연극 ‘아들’로 돌아온 배우 백형훈

One of the most anticipated actor in Korea musical market, Baek Hyeong Hun. Although his career isn’t so long as an actor, he already was loved with his well-talented acting & handsome face by many musical fans. So in this summer, he is returned as a role son ‘Jun Suk of a play ‘A Son’. CultureM meets a Korean actor Baek Hyeong Hun.

The eternal lust for absolute ‘beauty’, a Japanese painter Ichiro Tsuruta ‘미’를 향한 이유있는 갈망, 화가 이치로 츠루타

The eternal lust for absolute ‘beauty’, a Japanese painter Ichiro Tsuruta ‘미’를 향한 이유있는 갈망, 화가 이치로 츠루타

As an artist, he set a new goal each year and once he achieves the goal, he finds another goal right away. He will always have new goal to achieve as long as he continues his artwork in pursue of beauty. CultureM Magazine meets the representative artist of Japan, Ichiro Tsuruta.

Creating interspace for arts and the public to meet, an artist Bae Soo Young 예술과 대중의 접점을 창조하다, 작가 배수영

Creating interspace for arts and the public to meet, an artist Bae Soo Young 예술과 대중의 접점을 창조하다, 작가 배수영

Bae Soo Young is a real jack-of-all-trades artist who is creating interspace for arts and the public to meet by an installation, art directing specialized in public art projects. CultureM Magazine meets a Korean artist Bae Soo Young who is communicating with the public by her public art projects.

The actor with strong presence, Son Seung Won 온통 뜨거운 남자, 배우 손승원

The actor with strong presence, Son Seung Won 온통 뜨거운 남자, 배우 손승원

The actor who has to solve complicated equation of a teen boy, who is going through the toughest moment of his life in a story that describes growth of teen boys, has sat down for an interview. CultureM Magazine meets a Korean actor who dominates the stage, Son Seung Won.

A real jack-of-all-trades entertainer, Song Yong Jin 팔방미인 엔터테이너, 송용진

A real jack-of-all-trades entertainer, Song Yong Jin 팔방미인 엔터테이너, 송용진

ere is a real jack-of-all-trades entertainer, Song Yong Jin. As an actor who dominates a stage, he has various jobs such as a professor, a musical producer and a band vocalist. CultureM Magazine meet a Korean actor Song Yong Jin who will be back to us with a musical ‘Mama, Don’t cry’ in July 2016.

When a Harmonicist meets a Pianist, Lee Yoon Seok & Ha Jee Hyung 하모니시스트 이윤석 & 피아니스트 하지형

When a Harmonicist meets a Pianist, Lee Yoon Seok & Ha Jee Hyung 하모니시스트 이윤석 & 피아니스트 하지형

Here are two Korean musicians who are leading the next generation of Korea’s classical music. CultureM Magazine meets two promising Korean musicians, harmonicist Lee Yoon Seok, pianist Ha Jee Hyung who are the main guest of 84th ArtM Concert in June 2016.

A young illustrator who draws the youth, Kim Jung Youn 청춘을 그리는 일러스트레이터, 김정윤

A young illustrator who draws the youth, Kim Jung Youn 청춘을 그리는 일러스트레이터, 김정윤

A Korean illustrator Kim Jung Youn is simple & honest. Because he knows very well about his favorite work & the one thing that he is good at. The illustrator who draws many stories of everyday life for us such as Basketball, Michael Jordan, and the stories of the youth. CultureM meets an illustrator who draws the youth, Kim Jung Youn.

A theatrical people who embodied the people, Kim Hyun Woo 사람을 담는 연극인, 김현우

A theatrical people who embodied the people, Kim Hyun Woo 사람을 담는 연극인, 김현우

A theatrical people who embodied the people, a play writer and a director Kim Hyun Woo. Unlike his meek & gentle looks, it transpired that he is so sharp and delicate during he works. For twelve years as a theatrical people, there are usual but special, familiar but strange contemplative views for dairy life in his dozen works.

Polite defiance against boring daily life, a web cartoonist, Kimong 지루한 일상을 향한 예의 바른 항명, 웹툰 작가 키몽

Polite defiance against boring daily life, a web cartoonist, Kimong 지루한 일상을 향한 예의 바른 항명, 웹툰 작가 키몽

From an architect to a web cartoonist. In fact, KIMONG was a student who studied architecture. But he wanted to communicate with many people by his talent, he decided to draw webtoon in earnest as an undergraduate student. CultureM meets a young Korean web cartoonist KIMNOG.

Sings his age of 20 years old, a boy wonder Yu Seung Woo 뮤지컬 ‘마이 버킷 리스트’로 돌아온 신인 배우, 유승우

Sings his age of 20 years old, a boy wonder Yu Seung Woo 뮤지컬 ‘마이 버킷 리스트’로 돌아온 신인 배우, 유승우

Recently, a singer Yoo Seung Woo is back to the stage as a new face actor who already has shown his beautiful voice. In fact, his debut musical ‘My Bucket List’ is a 2 hander musical. CultureM meets Yu Seung Woo who is return to the musical ‘My Bucket List’ as an actor.

A long lasting light on stage, actor Park Eun Seok 데뷔 6년차, 여전히 꿈을 꾸는 배우 박은석

A long lasting light on stage, actor Park Eun Seok 데뷔 6년차, 여전히 꿈을 꾸는 배우 박은석

Six years since his debut, a Korean actor Park Eun Seok is always dreaming the stage with the attitude of rookie. In fact, his 11 hard years of fierce challenging makes him more perfectly as well his brilliant appearance. CultureM meets Park Eun Seok who is returning as intelligent yet venerable at heart ‘Michael.’

A beautiful late bloomer, singer Hwang In Sun 늦게 피는 꽃도 아름답다, 가수 황인선

A beautiful late bloomer, singer Hwang In Sun 늦게 피는 꽃도 아름답다, 가수 황인선

Certainly, a late flower is beautiful too. A Korean singer Hwan In Sun has displayed her potential energy against vivacious teenage girls at the girl group selecting project audition ‘PRODUCE 1010’ as thirties ages. CultureM Magazine meets a solo singer, Hwang In Sun who is back the second single album ‘Emoticon’.

An actress who is without equal in musical field, Sophie Kim 김소향, 마타 하리를 꿈꾸다

An actress who is without equal in musical field, Sophie Kim 김소향, 마타 하리를 꿈꾸다

An actress who was born to play act, Sophie Kim. She is playing such a fantastic performing in the ‘Mata Hari’ as a role of Mata Hari while she prepares the musical ‘Mozart’ during the first half of the year. CultureM Magazine meets a Korean actress Sophie Kim who is dreaming of being a whole new ‘Mata Hari’.

A lovely woman who sings love, Tarin 기타치는 기린, 송라이터 타린

A lovely woman who sings love, Tarin 기타치는 기린, 송라이터 타린

Whenever people ask her what kind of artist do she wants to be, she has many things to say. However she puts it this way. She wishes to be an artist of someone’s dream. Recently, she released a single album ‘Vacantly’ for being real Tarin who wishes to be an artist of someone’s dream. CultureM meets a lovely giraffe that plays guitar, song-writer Tarin.

An executive chef of ‘Twenty Four Seasons’, Tony Yoo ‘이십사절기’의 총괄 셰프, 유현수

An executive chef of ‘Twenty Four Seasons’, Tony Yoo ‘이십사절기’의 총괄 셰프, 유현수

The modern Korean dining experience that serves flavors of each seasons, an executive chef of ‘Twenty Four Seasons’, Tony Yoo. In fact, he has a lot of experience about dish & culture as a chef. CultureM Magazine meets an executive chef, Tony Yoo from the Korean dining ‘Twenty Four Seasons’.

Singing in soprano vocal range, Louis Choi 국가대표 카운터테너, 뮤지컬 배우 루이스 초이

Singing in soprano vocal range, Louis Choi 국가대표 카운터테너, 뮤지컬 배우 루이스 초이

The most important fact is that Louis Choi is a counter tenor specialized in soprano and soprano counter tenor can manage 15 to 20% soprano registers in music. That’s why public & critic focus on Louis Choi & his works as always. CultureM meets Louis Choi who already made us cry as a role of Farinelli.