Kim Jong Il meets Marilyn Monroe in Atlanta

While working on my ongoing project about North Korea’s borders, I met Song Byoek, a propaganda artist who defected to South Korea and now makes satirical paintings about Kim Jong Il and life in the North.

Song Byeok will have his first exhibition in the U.S. next month. I was delighted to learn that he is also a fan of crowd-funding. You can support his exhibition and order his propaganda-inspired-pop-art via Kickstarter. Watch the below to find out more:

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You can also follow my travels along North Korea’s borders and see my portraits and interviews with Song Byeok and other defectors by signing-up for the making-of-zone on my Emphas.is project.

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