Mass Games

On the day that news reaches us of Kim Jong-il’s death, new contributor Hong Nguyen discusses the documentary A State of Mind, directed by Daniel Gordon (VeryMuchSo Productions, 2004) Relatively little is known about the daily lives of North Korean people, exempting the glimpses into a cruel reality of famine and poverty under the late […]

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Werner Kranwetvogel’s photos of the Mass Games

by Philip Gowman 6 April 2010
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Great photos of Pyongyang’s Mass Games courtesy of Werner Kranwetvogel (and Koryo Tours) http://bit.ly/bxCHMx #. See the full set, or maybe even buy one. Keywords: General post tags: Mass Games

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“Experience” the mass games without leaving London

by Philip Gowman 25 March 2007
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Andreas Gursky: new work White Cube Gallery, 23 Mar – 5 May 2007 One day my fairy godmother will wave her wand and magic me an all-expenses paid trip to Pyongyang to see the Arirang festival. Ever since seeing Dan Gordon’s film A State of Mind I’ve been wanting to experience the spectacle live. The […]

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