PREVIEW: Accidental Photographer: Seoul 1969

Serving as a member of the Peace Corps in Seoul in 1969, UM alumna Dr. Margaret Condon Taylor was direct witness to a host of societal changes within Korea that she would capture through color photography. Dr. Taylor’s images will be shown in an exhibition at the Institute for Humanities opening this week, entitled Accidental Photographer: Seoul 1969. Stop by to view snapshots of Korean society and culture through Dr. Taylor’s lens, featuring photographs being presented for the first time in close to 50 years.

The exhibition is on display December 7 – Jan 12 in the Institute for Humanities Osterman Common Room on 202 S. Thayer St. An opening reception and lecture by Assistant Professor Se-Mi Oh (Asian Languages & Cultures) and Q&A with Dr. Taylor will take place in the Common Room on Dec 8th from 12-1 PM.

Presented by the Institute for Humanities and the Nam Center for Korean Studies. Curated by Associate Professor Youngju Ryu (Asian Languages and Cultures) and Professor David Chung (Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design).

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Tara Dorje

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