Adrian David Cheok will give a keynote speech at the Seoul DMC 10th Anniversary International Symposium
Date: 13 September 2012
Venue: Digital Media City, Seoul, Korea
The 7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale
The Seoul International Media Art Biennale (or Mediacity Seoul) has continued to produce highly acclaimed exhibitions on contemporary art, media and technology since its launch in 2000. Now approaching the 7th edition, the Seoul Metropolitan Government and Seoul Museum of Art will host the upcoming biennale “Spell on You” which is to take place between the 11th September 2012 and 4th November 2012.
The Biennale theme “Spell on You” is that;
proposes to explore the overpowering influence of a spell, encapsulated in the song ‘I Put a Spell on You’ by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, an American blues singer and songwriter. This exhibition will question the wider technological means of utilizing the media in the 21st century, and expose the current social and political contexts in which the recent phenomena of Social Networking Services such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have globally surfaced the Internet.