The Zeitz Museum Of Contemporary African Art, or Zeitz MOCAA, opened its doors on the 22nd September 2017 and held its grand opening to the public for free until the 25th. The museum currently houses the largest collection of contemporary African Art in the world. It is an amazing space and showcases the latest in art from all over Africa from current artists that explore topics on identity, politics, society and history through a variety of visual and aural mediums.
A friend of mine had won tickets to see the Shelby House exhibition at the Daelim Museum in Jongno, Seoul. She kindly invited me and another friend to be her guests, as we are all art lovers. So one hot, muggy and humid Sunday in Seoul, I met with my friends and went to check out the exhibit.
I saw adverts for this exhibition all over my social media 2 months ago. The Mademoiselle Prive promotions combined cool character animations of Coco Chanel and a look through her design process. The process of how Coco Chanel came to build her brand and how the current Chanel still uses her history to define the brand today, is what keeps the brand moving forward. The Mademoiselle Prive exhibition has come to Seoul, and is being showcased at the D-Museum. I went to check it out over the weekend.
I found myself freezing my toes off waiting in a super long line for a free exhibition and party at the Musee Palais de Tokyo in Paris last year In February 2015. I had only drove by the museum, but was never inside it. By suggestion of a friend, I decided this was my chance to finally see it. Plus, It was totally free! The event was the “Le Bord des Mondes” (The Edge of the World) exhibition which questions whether things that aren’t traditionally considered art can actually be made into art.
In 2012, I got to see the Art and Fashion Grads exhibition in Seoul. I was invited by a student to see her sister’s final project being showcased at Hongdae’s Art Museum on the campus!
I’ve never actually went to the university, the location is popular for partying, shopping and clubbing and that’s all I had ever went to Hongdae for.