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Asia Society Texas Center

3DPRK: North Korean Portraits by Matjaz Tancic

Saturday, Sep. 3, 2016 – Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017

Matjaz Tancic, #24 RI GYONG SUN, 45, Maintaining Ancient History Section, Folk Park Pyongyang, 2014, Pigment print on archival paper, Courtesy of Pekin Fine Arts, Koryo Studio, and the artist

Matjaz Tancic, #24 RI GYONG SUN, 45, Maintaining Ancient History Section, Folk Park Pyongyang, 2014, Pigment print on archival paper, Courtesy of Pekin Fine Arts, Koryo Studio, and the artist

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (commonly referred to as North Korea) is an area of Asia that is unfamiliar to many. Matjaž Tančič’s (b.1982, Slovenia) portraits are taken using a 3D stereoscopic technique, requiring each subject to stand motionless for minutes while multiple photographs capture the requisite perspectives. His landmark 3DPRK series offers a unique glimpse of the citizens of Pyongyang — North Korea’s capital — as well as workers, farmers, educators, athletes, and entertainers from across North Korea.

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