A brand new exhibition set to happen in Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has been introduced as a celebration of South Korean widespread tradition from its earliest flourish to its up to date success.
Hallyu! The Korean Wave will open in September 2022 and can function 200 objects key to the rise of South Korean tradition, together with Okay-pop costumes, sculptures, movies and collectables. Among the many assortment, will probably be a bodily re-creation of the toilet set from the Finest Image-winning film Parasite in addition to a number of costumes from the record-breaking Netflix collection Squid Recreation.
Along with these key references to film and TV successes, the exhibition can even embrace outfits worn by Okay-pop stars, together with PSY and BTS.
Talking in regards to the new exhibition, curator Rosalie Kim acknowledged, “South Korea has captivated the world over with hallyu, its vibrant and inventive widespread tradition, which has reworked the nation’s picture from one devastated by the Korean Warfare to that of a number one cultural powerhouse within the period of social media and digital tradition as we speak”.
Persevering with, she provides, “This phenomenon has been amplified by tech-savvy and socially acutely aware international fanbases, additional elevating the profile and relevance of Hallyu world wide, and we’re delighted to be bringing its vitality and dynamism to the V&A this autumn within the first exhibition of its variety”.
The anticipated exhibition will run from September twenty fourth 2022 – June twenty fifth 2023 on the V&A.