Special Lecture by Korean Artist and Satirist Song Byeok

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Song Byeok is a former North Korean propaganda artist and now is a contemporary artist satirizing oppressive regimes worldwide. Song Byeok will speak about his past life as a state-sponsored painter in North Korea and his journey to artistic freedom. Introduction will be given by Dr. John L. Tone, Professor, associate dean of Undergraduate Studies.

Song Byeok’s role has been profiled in major news media, including The Washington Post, Newsweek Japan,and France's Liberation, among others. View his promotional video or read Sebastian Strangio's GlobalPost article about the artist and his upcoming exhibition, available here. For more information about Song Byeok, please visit songbyeok.com. Song Byeok will exhibit 20 paintings, include six pieces not yet seen by the public, at The Goat Farm Arts Center Feb. 17-26. 


  • Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
  • School of Modern Languages
  • Korean Program, School of Modern Languages
  • Georgia Tech Liberty in North Korea Chapter



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