Art of the DPRK

The world’s first exhibition dedicated to North Korean movie posters, and an accompanying limited-edition book containing information about each film.

 

The Art of the DPRK, was the world’s first exhibition dedicated to the DPRK’s film posters, and featuring pieces collected directly from Pyongyang by Koryo Studio. The posters were originally used in the country’s cinemas, as well as those published for promotion abroad (often in French or English language aimed for countries of the non aligned movement).

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Art of the DPRK
Koryo Studio
2009

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Our Story

Film posters are where art and movies come together — the graphic artist encapsulating the director’s work as a still object. Each of the DPRK’s film posters tells a unique story. We wanted to share these little-seen images with the world, and spark discussion around what each one says about the country’s film industry, and narratives.

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