The Korean Loudspeaker War by Antonio Mainenti

South Korea erected giant units on its border, each of them consisted of megaphones rich with decibels. The idea was to transmit korean pop music, und thus inform the poor people of North Korean what the good life was about. Antonio Mainenti reconstructed what the border zone more or less could sound like. K-pop meshes … Continue reading The Korean Loudspeaker War by Antonio Mainenti

The bucolic taste of Kim, the rhythm of the summer by Antonio Mainenti

After Kim Pop, in which Kim was a DJ, Antonio Mainenti now dives into the more pastoral side of Kim's personality. He follows his preparation for a visit to Europe. Each song we hear is like a postcard from the past, a past that doesn't exist no more, except in North Korea. Word to Antonio: … Continue reading The bucolic taste of Kim, the rhythm of the summer by Antonio Mainenti