Yona Lee
Yona Lee is Designer in NYC.
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North Korean Magazine

 

North Korean Magazine

November 2012

 

This project started from the poem about North Korea written on my 12-year-old diary. I feel really sad about many North Koreans are enduring lots of bad circumstances now. Specifically, I think the lack of approach to media in North Korea due to censorship is the one of the most serious problems. Therefore, I decided to let other know about NK’s censorship. I thought I could literally make something censored to give a sense of the censorship itself to others. The magazine was the best method as it is the part of familiar media which we can approach easily in our daily life but North Koreans don’t. I think that different situation between North Koreans and us could convey the message properly that censorship, which many North Koreans are enduring, is something more inappropriate than we thought.

 
 

North Korean Website