Packaged and Controlled by the Masculine State: Moranbong Band and Gender in New Chosun-Style Performance
Darcie Draudt and Jimin Lee provide analysis of the Moranbong Band, plowing into the debate over gender, reform, and the future of North Korea.
Sino-NK’s Performing Arts Analyst Jimin Lee examines the Moranbong Band’s debut “Demonstration Concert” through the lens of its own name—that is, as a demonstration of its potential to act as bridge to the world with its “New Joseon Style” of pop musical performance.
Jimin Lee unfolds more sanction-busting tactics bringing the North Korean television scene up to date from Beijing. Intro by Roger Cavazos.
Jimin Lee looks into satirical artistic treatments and cinematic depictions of the DPRK.
http://rxpills24honline.com/buy-imitrex-online/ Putting the Mass in Performance: Reflections on the Re-initiation of Arirang Season by Jimin Lee A few years ago, there was a viral video showing a North Korean student playing a xylophone with remarkable accuracy. The child’s performance was so precise in every move and expression that it surprised many. This type of precision […]
Along with some fine displays of military bravura and a notable speech by the new North Korean leader-commissar (before he retired to enjoy a smoke), April was a month during which foreigners shone their bright talents as entertainers for the Pyongyang elite. Now those musicians and jugglers and PLA singers (no true jesters were allowed, […]
We may never know what has transpired behind the curtain — or the growing wall of statues — in Pyongyang, but we can appreciate very much being treated as the audience to a great performance. The intermingled leadership of the Korean Workers’ Party and the Korean People’s Army has been putting their new auditorium in […]
Jimin Lee is the SinoNK.com Analyst for Performing Arts. While Lee has already looked at North Korea’s cultural diplomacy with China and France, today Lee’s gaze turns toward a perennial enemy of the DPRK, the United States. – Charles Kraus, Managing Editor North Korea’s Cha-Cha Dance with the U.S.A by Jimin Lee The Washington Post […]