Hallyu 2.0 blossomed from the popularity and global spread of Korean dramas and Korean pop music. Korean pop music, more widely known as K-pop, has been a driving force in the Hallyu 2.0 wave since the late 1990s. The Korean idol pop aspect of K-pop, in which performers sing and dance simultaneously, has grown into an international phenomenon, winning the hearts of countless people, both native and foreign to South Korea. These Korean idols are perceived as healthy and happy by the general public. However, due to their contracts, this may not be the case. Although Korean pop idols, both male and female, must agree to the terms of their contract before debut, oftentimes the conditions are too unnecessarily restrictive and…
The Korean pop culture, commonly referred to as K-pop, has undoubtedly been the center of attention of the teenagers especially in Asia; although lately, it has been moving its way to cross the West too. Joining the trend of Korean music are idol groups, Korean dramas, variety shows, and movies. With its growing popularity, a lot of people are imitating their idols’ fashion sense, hairstyles, and even the products they use. In addition, due to the captivating beat and eye-catching…
middle “an image of hood and part of the windshield of a blue car, and two wood posts on top with a single piece of wire stretched with a wire stretched horizontally across”. Similar to Thiebaud’s work, Rosenquist uses inanimate subject matter, but non traditionally. Through his cropping and odd grouping of imagery, the artist references the mix of textures found in commonly seen items.
1, 2, 3 Outside also pursues modernist self-reference through the application of paint on the canvas, but in…
said I was an artist.”
“I 'll take it,” Mike laughs before grimacing a little.
“Are you ok? Do I need to get a nurse?” Sonny gives a concerned look.
“Please don 't. I 'm fine. Stitches still hurt a little,” he rubs his side for a moment.
“Alright, but let me know and I 'll get one here right away,” Sonny sits down as Rafael watches on.
Mike only nods, resting his hands comfortably on his lap.
Sonny looks at him, “You know, you gave us all a scare there.”
“Believe me, I know. My dad. He…
As it increasingly becomes more popular in other countries, there seems to be a switch that is different from Westernization. This is defined as “the social process of becoming familiar with or converting to the customs and practices of Western civilization” (LaBellea 70) and normally associated with European being at the top of the list but accompanied in the increase of popularity of South Korean culture outside the country of origin, many people are trying to emulate a non—Western version of…
between cultures can be decided territorially through the recognition of state controlled borders. Through this understanding of culture, container theories have largely pervaded research into international communications. However, with the expansion of new media technologies, cross border communication has become more advanced, accelerating global interactions. Introducing media as a center for the development of a culture challenges the preexisting methodology of applying container theories…
Setting/Details/Notes: This came about due to forced writing. I had little inspiration, but here 's the update! ^^ This is [duh!] and AU, but I thought it would be fun. Plus, it all came together simply thinking about Peeta 's and this chapter 's reader 's personality. Hope you like it! To be edited later.
Reader Insert Notes: Monkey and Horse archetype mix.
"Wow," he breathed.
"Wow," you affirmed.
Your manager shot you a questioning look, which you replied with a wide smile.
"And so our…
“If Andy Warhol had Instagram, it would boom” says Karol Carstensen, TIFF exhibition expert.
Much like our social media crazed generation today, Warhol was obsessed with the idea of 24/7 recording. “I think he really anticipated our surveillance society with its reality TV and social media culture,” says Jon Davies, curator of TIFF’s flagship exhibition Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen.
Different than Andy Warhol Revisited’s exhibit of his well-known pop art collection, Stars of the…
Ariel 's P.O.V.
I 've been here a week and still "he" hasn 't come looking for me, maybe "he" figured out why I 'm running, now all that 's left is to get that damn song out of my head...
I started to have flashbacks of the love that we had with our song playing...
I remember that day
when our eyes first met
you ran into the building
to get out of the rain
cause you were soakin ' wet
as you held the door you
wanted to know my name
timing is everything
you can call it faith
"Wait for me?"
"Come on give me like 2 more minutes," I pleaded, running around my house like a crazy woman.
"Fine," Regina said, rolling her eyes and plopping down on my couch.
Ok I just needed to find the perfect shoes to go with my dress...
I went to my room and looked under my bed for my plain black flats. Since I was going to a party, I was trying to avoid my feet hurting from heels.
"Got it!" I yelled from my room and walked to the living room where Regina was now standing.…