Citizen Photo Contest
Seoul Story – Getting Together
Seoul Innovation Park SeMA Exhibition Hall
2016.11.14 (MON) - 11.29 (TUE)
《Seoul Story – Getting Together》is a citizen photo contest created with the photographs of the lives of citizens living in Seoul and their friends.
The exhibition was jointly organized by Seoul Innovation Center and Seoul Photo Festival Secretariat and will be held at SeMA Exhibition Hall in Seoul Innovation Park from November 14 to November 29, 2016. From August 22 to September 25, 2016, 65 photographs will be selected for exhibition among the 281 photographs and episodes submitted by 111 citizens via website of Seoul Photo Festival.
Seoul, which is undergoing endless changes through globalization, is becoming all the more multifarious and enriched. This exhibition seeks to deliver an opportunity to communicate and ruminate on the meaning of life in an urban community and the new cultural landscapes of Seoul in which various cultures, ways of life and stories are mixed together.
International Photo Contest
My Neighbor Charles’ Seoul Story
Seoul Metropolitan Government Seoul Citizens Hall A,B
2016. 11. 16 (WED) - 11. 24 (THU)
My Neighbor Charles’ Seoul Story》is an international photo contest organized with photographs which captured the vivid life stories and landscapes of Seoul viewed through the eyes of a variety of foreign migrants.
The exhibition will take place from November 16 to November 24, 2016 at Seoul Citizens Plaza in Seoul Citizens Hall. The exhibition consists of photographs and stories of 40 people among the 50 people at home and abroad who applied to the contest via Seoul Photo Festival website for 35 days from August 22 to September 25, 2016. The cast for KBS’s current affairs program ‘Charles’, which shows stories about foreign residents settled in the Korean society, participate in the exhibition to reveal another hidden side of their daily life not aired in the show.
The exhibition which was organized with the aim of sharing and communicating Korea viewed through the eyes of foreigners living in Korea with very different tales sets a unique venue for sharing stories about newly made neighbors and the culture and history of Seoul they captured. The exhibition aims at providing an opportunity to truly communicate and care for each other.
Youth Photo Contest
My Special Friend
Buk Seoul Museum of Art Community Gallery
2016. 11. 24 (THU) - 11. 30 (WED)
《My Special Friend》is a youth photo contest organized with photographs submitted by the present generation, the middle • high school students and youth of equal status, introducing their friends who have a unique life story.
The exhibition will be held from November 24 to 30, 2016 at Community Gallery in Buk Seoul Museum of Art Exhibition Hall. The exhibition consists of photographs and stories submitted by 50 youth selected from 263 photographs submitted by a total of 114 youth across the nation who applied to the contest via Seoul Photo Festival website for 35 days from August 22 to September 25, 2016.
A special friend can be a foreign friend living next door, neighbor, or teacher. The exhibition seeks to prepare a festival in which the meaning of ‘friend’ can be discussed while communicating and interacting with the youth through photographs about the stories of ‘a special friend’, their favorite things, spaces, animal companions and the like.