Kisaeng

Uncovering Those Who
Carried Korean Culture



book design
2017


This is a hand-bound hard cover book that aims to portray true stories of kisaengs who are often misunderstood as merely prostitutes of the historical times of Korea. Kisaengs were talented and educated female entertainers who were able to express themselves through fashion, music, poetry, and more.

*original photography / image creation / calligraphy / illustration



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