|From left: Ron Arad, Hans Ulrich Obrist (The Korea Herald)|
Hans Ulrich Obrist worked as the curator of Wien Museum in Austria (1993-2000), the Paris Museum of Modern Art (2000-2006), and is now artistic director at the Serpentine Galleries in London. He was the first curator to be named among the 100 most influential people in the global arts scene by British art magazine ArtReview.
|From left: Tomas Saraceno, Kim Chan-joong (The Korea Herald)|
Architect Kim Chan-joong is the principal of The System Lab, and a visiting professor at Kyunghee University. His works such as the Gangnam Commercial Building, Hana Bank PLACE 1 in Samseong-dong, the new JTBC building, the Cosmos Resort on Ulleung island and a greenhouse at the Seoul Botanic Park in Magok-dong are recognized as architectural landmarks. He is a winner of the 2018 Seoul Architecture Award, the Korean Architecture Award, the 2016 IF Design Award and the 2017 Red Dot Award.
|From left: Jung Kuho, Lee Sung-ho (The Korea Herald)|
Lee Sung-ho has been active in the local media art scene. D’strict, a company led by Lee, offers new space experiences that go beyond virtual reality or augmented reality. The company’s works include the famous public video art piece “Wave” on digital display in Seoul’s Samseong-dong. D‘strict is also scheduled to open a media art gallery named ARTE Museum later this month.
|From left: Shin Woo-seok, Noh Kyung-rok (The Korea Herald)|
Architect Noh Kyung-rok heads design company Z_Lab, along with Park Jung-hyun and Lee Sang-muk. His works include Stayfolio, a service that curates accommodations for holidays. The accommodations selected by Stayfolio became must-visit places for travel buffs. Starting with the Blind Whale project in Jeju, Z_Lab won the 2018 Red Dot Award for designing the outdoor accommodation site Around Follie.
By Kim So-hyun (email@example.com)