“Enveloped by Korea” | Seoul, South Korea

‘Cone Room’, and ‘Like Second Skin, But Too Blue’, 2015: A two step, two part project by Kaori Freda which deals with religious experiences and the revisiting of adolescence memories. The manner in which I interact with and interpret my surroundings through visual mediums has been profoundly influenced by my adolescent exposure to a Korean…

Gimbap+Friends in Seoul

January 9, 2015 Insanely happy. Not only was I able to successfully navigate the Seoul subway system so I could see art at both the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art and Seoul Museum of Art, but I also made a lifelong friend. I walked into a tiny crowded restaurant near the Deoksugong Palace, entering immediately…

Sleep+Sauna in Seorae

January 5, 2015 I ended my day in Seorae Village with a jaunt in the Parc Montmartre and was greatly surprised to find a small herd of rabbits romping about- totally unperturbed by the passerby. Let’s back up- after a really tough week researching on-site at the Unification Church’s training center in Cheongpyeong, I spent…