War of Art

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What happens when a group of international artists go to North Korea to teach local artists about subversive art and rebellion? How much will the totalitarian regime tolerate? Spring 2016: Ten artists from around the world go to Pyongyang in North Korea. For ten days they will exhibit their most controversial art to North Korean artists and challenge their way of thinking. The project could be a groundbreaking step towards opening a cultural exchange with the outside world. At the same time the authorities could try to use the project as a tool for propaganda. There is hope that the art academy can act as a “Trojan horse” in a society without rebellion.