Despite hitting more than five million plays on Spotify, Jinsang is quiet about his life outside music. We caught up with him over e-mail one day to find out more about his sense of direction in music and the landscape he finds himself in.
Ahead of their debut album When My Heart Felt Volcanic, The Aces have been dropping new tracks ‘Fake Nice’, ‘Volcanic Love’ and ‘Lovin is Bible’. It’s difficult to gauge with just three songs but it seems like the indie rock trio from Utah is set on holding on to the dance element in their music — at least for now.
From Suki Kim’s account of going undercover in the North to Matjaz Tancic’s 3DPRK—a series of portraits created from 3D stereoscopic technique—citizens from the world outside are now able to peek into the much enclosed lives of North Koreans. These works have also sparked debate about the threats posed towards citizens of both nations.
Back in December, our writer Marcus Cheong caught up with Andrew Ananda Voogel to find out more about his exploration of peace and the possibilities of it happening along the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.
A visual artist based in Taiwan, Andrew Ananda Voogel works primarily within Asia and travels to visit and create art in areas of geopolitical stress that poses challenging questions to his viewers.