David Adjaye & Taiye Selasi

Gwangju River Reading Room, "human rights" library on the embankment of the Gwangju River.

Ai Weiwei

Cubic Meter Food Cart. Inspired by Gwangju's small tented restaurants on wheels. Instigates a discussion about public space.

Seok-hong Go & Mihee Kim

Memory Box. To store and display private objects and memorabilia on public view.

Rem Koolhaas & Ingo Niermann

Vote. Participation project in a busy shopping and entertainment district.

Raqs Media Collective

Autodidact's Transport. The Delhi-based artist collective has transformed a train of the Gwangju Metro.

Do Ho Suh & Suh Architects

In-between Hotel. An itinerant hotel room installed in a 1.5 ton truck.


Power Toilets / UNESCO. The work refers to Gwangju's inclusion into the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

Eyal Weizman

The Roundabout Revolution establishes a relation between Gwangju in 1980 and the Middle East since the Arab Spring.

Gwangju Folly II

Commissioned works from architects
and artists to challenge the perception
of public space in Gwangju.
Nikolaus Hirsch
Philipp Misselwitz and Eui Young Chun

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