The Wall Street Journal captures North Korea's 'atomic aesthetic' in their first trip to the DPRK in seven years, 10 Magazine puts ten of Korea's hottest female models in the spotlight, catch some pictures of the recent Guri Cosmos Festival to mark the change of season, and former propaganda artist shares his personal story of his escape from North Korea.
"Letter From North Korea: What Life Looks Like as Nuclear Crisis Mounts"
The Wall Street Journal captures North Korea's 'atomic aesthetic' in this fascinating feature and photo series. "A tightly controlled government tour of Pyongyang featured sculptures of atoms, children playing with toy rocket launchers and plentiful talk about not backing down". Tensions are high at the moment after the American President called the DPRK's leader 'Rocket Man' at a recent UN gathering.
...READ ON THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
"10 OF THE HOTTEST KOREAN FEMALE MODEL INSTAGRAMS"
10 Magazine has scoured Instagram to identify Korea's top female models: "Prepare for some fun and playful images as we present 10 Korean Hottest Korean Female Model Instagram accounts, documenting their photo-shoots, behind-the-scenes fun, sexy selfies and everything in between". Many of these models literally have tens of thousands of followers online, and the top five hundreds of thousands! Can you guess who topped their list with over 6.5 million followers?
...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE
"[Photo News] Cosmos in full bloom"
The Guri Cosmos Festival 2017, an annual celebration of the change of season, recently took place in Gyeonggi Province. In this photo gallery on The Korea Herald, you'll catch half a dozen images of their beautiful fields of green and flowers as families take in this beautiful time of year. Enjoy.
...SEE ON THE KOREA HERALD
"North Korean artist on life in a prison camp"
Former North Korean propaganda artist Song Byeok shares part of his personal story of how and why he chose to flee his home country. Now, 15 years after defecting, Song uses his talents to paint satirical images of North Korea's leaders.
...LISTEN ON BBC
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