Title:

Escape from North Korea

Author: Chien-Chi Chang
Description:

Using the medium of photography and video as his artistic medium, Escape from North Korea (2007-2011) records the dangerous journey by North Korean defectors, traveling over 5000 miles and crossing China and Laos, into Thailand. This contemporary narrative of historical significance continues with the defectors facing the new challenge of starting a new life in South Korea.

— Text by Chi-Wen Gallery at Frieze New York 2015

00:05:40
16:9
Black & white and color
Sound
Single-channel video

Location Code: AV.CCC.ENK
Language: Korean with English subtitles
Year of Publication: 2009
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