Travel

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19 Apr A Short Trip to North Korea

Back in March, I went to North Korea for a week and a bit. The trip started out with a visit to Kaesong City, former capital of Korea (from waaaaay back in the day), which currently sits right on the North/South Border: Morning streets in Kaesong…

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15 Mar Film is Dead. Long live Film!

I love the vitality, the texture and sense of time and place that film gives you … even using a panoramic 35mm point-and-shoot found in a garage sale for $2! Digital is an electronic approximation, corruptible, intangible. Film is chemical. Film is analogue. Film is real. Long live…

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15 Nov Best of Singapore and Taiwan

(Warning: This is an epic-long post.)   Today marks exactly one month before my little bro and I will be embarking on an epic return to Asialand.   First to Korea, to meet with the lovely Kathy Ma, fresh from her own whirlwind tour around Indonesia….

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07 Sep Photographs of Jeju

I kept a map on my wall in Jeju where I marked out all the territory I had covered on my motorcycle. The island is roughly 100 km end-to-end, and is crisscrossed by a few large, modern tourist highways and thousands of labyrinthine farm roads.  …

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06 Jun My new Name Stamp

Anybody out there ever try to make shapes with their name? A long long time ago, back when I was attending the August TaLK training in Jeju City, I was doodling in my sketchbook, and started playing around with my Korean name. I’m not sure…

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