Day 27

Day 27: another quiet day blogging, editing, reading I took photos at the Korean restaurant, SINKO, during the Korea v. Nigeria match for the Diario Central. I was supposed to go in the morning to show them my pictures, but I have my photography class in the morning so I was going to go right … Continue reading

Day 25

went to SINKO, a Korean restaurant on Rivadavia to take pictures for Korea v. Uruguay match for the Diario Central. met FIECAC Comission de estudiantes universitarios coreanos en el hotel la Perla dinner with Munguau in Puerto Madero hung out with Munguau

Day 24

photography class and frustration with the diario central. the reporter refused to use my materials to report about the Munguau booth at arteba2010. His reasoning: it was uninteresting to the Korean community and that they wouldn’t want to read about what the youth were doing. This just shows that a generational clash exists between the … Continue reading

Day 22

Day 22: The Diario Central used one of my photos! But they didn’t write my name underneath the photo because I guess it’s customary in Korean newspapers to not accredit the photo to someone. :( Oh well… There are differences in work ethic and mind set between the newspaper and me. They are rather old … Continue reading

Day 21

Day 21: ICA soccer for Diario Central So the Korean community organized the viewing of the world cup match in two spots: the ICA (Instituto Coreano-Argentino) and SINKO, a Korean restaurant on Avenida Rivadavia. The reporter at the Diario Central told me to choose a spot to cover (ie. take photos); I said that I … Continue reading

Day 18

Day 18: Misa and Munguau slept over at the temple last night. I waited around to shadow the reporter again, but he canceled without advising me. I went to visit the only Korean Catholic church in Argentina at 4pm to interview a priest and then to attend misa at 5:30pm. I figured it would be … Continue reading

Day 17

I went to my photography class in the morning. It’s definitely informative and useful. There’s this 분식점 (bun-shik-jum, kind of like a fast-food restaurant/bistro) in Koreatown that sells delicious 떡꼬치 (dduk-ggo-chi, rice cake dipped in a spicy-sweet pepper paste), along with ramen, fried chicken, kimbab (rice + algae rolls), etc. I went there to eat … Continue reading

Day 16

Day 16: Soccer with Munguau Another lucky day I heard that Munguau, a Korean-Argentine artists’ collective in BsAs, was organizing a get-together to watch the Argentina v. South Korea World Cup match at Magno Bar on Avenida Rivadavia. I figured I should show up early if I was going to take pictures (because the Diario … Continue reading

Day 15

Day 15: a bright and lovely day The past days were very rainy and crummy– but today was bright and clear. A lucky day– I thought. I went to La Associación Coreana en la Argentina again to see if there were any materials/statistics/information on Korean immigration in Castellano or English, since I am rather incompetent … Continue reading