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

Antonio Mainenti – Kim Pop

The making of this program is only possible because the image of Kim Jung, the leader of North Korea, has entered the collective consciousness. And he is there more like an icon that alludes as much to Walt Disney's comic strip world as to the ironicly presented villain in the James Bond movies, as a … Continue reading Antonio Mainenti – Kim Pop