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'North Korean Perspectives' Exhibition in the Netherlands

Event Date:

April 3, 2015 - August 30, 2015
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With the same ruthless skill it uses to keep its population in check, North Korea also keeps...

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A South Korean soldier looks out from observation post No. 717, the easternmost outpost in South Korea. The two fences on the hillside in the background mark out the mine-filled strip of land at the center of the DMZ. Image © Tomas van Houtryve/VII. South Korea, 2013.

Photography from Tomas van Houtryve's 2013 Pulitzer Center-supported reporting project, "Borderlands: In the Shadow of North Korea" is featured alongside work from other international photographers who reported in North Korea as part of a exhibition at the Drents Museum from April 3 to August 30.

Drents Museum in The Netherlands presents this exhibition to highlight an alternative view to the "Kim Utopia" idealized vision of North Korea.

Van Houtryve's project offers an outside view looking in to counter North Koreas skill of keeping its population and journalists in the dark.

North Korean Perspectives Exhibition
April 3 to August 30, 2015
Drents Museum
Brink 1
9401 HS Assen
The Netherlands