North Korean Font – PSK BuKul Bold

I was having some fun today trying out a North Korean style font “PSK BuKul Bold”. It’s the kind used in many DPRK slogans. I’ve made the font available as a free download. It’s not for commercial purpose and should be used for study, research or non-profit. Fonts like these are actually available on the […]

Talk @ Hongik University graduating class exhibition 강의@홍익대학교 졸업전시회

I’m thankful to have been invited to speak at Hongik University’s (홍익대학교) design class graduation exhibition and share my opinions and experiences regarding North Korea.

Aram Pan’s (DPRK 360) Solo Exhibition in Seoul 서울에서 열린 아람 판(DPRK 360)의 개인 전시회

I’m very thankful to my host Emu Artspace and the good people of South Korea for warmly welcoming me to exhibit my works and share my experiences in Seoul.

One Korea Interactive Experience

My friends over at KT Corporation put together a VR experience to showcase Korea and included my @dprk360 materials of North Korea as part of the overall unified experience.

Chongsu 청수

Chongsu (청수) North Pyongan Province, North Korea. Over at Dandong, you can hire the local Chinese boatmen to take you on a private cruise along the Yalu River.

Aram @ Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival

I have just returned from the 2019 Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival. The desire to see a unified Korea was strongly evident throughout the festival and the application of my 360º videos as a bridge to connect the north and south was a tremendous honor. Perhaps the highest accolade I received came from watching the […]

Aram Pan (DPRK 360) Solo Exhibition in Los Angeles, USA

Had a great time in Los Angeles! I never imagined so many people would turn up at my first ever photo exhibition in the USA. Everyone was so curious to know more about North Korea that I spent every single moment talking and sharing my experiences and knowledge. It was an opportunity to help bridge the gap between the American public and the DPRK to help create a better understanding.

World’s First Aerial 360 Video Over North Korea

On 2017 September 24, I filmed the world’s first aerial 360° video over Pyongyang. I originally brought two 360° cameras up in the air. They were the newly launched Ricoh Theta V and a custom-built 360° camera assembled from a Yi 4K+ action cam with the original lens replaced by an Entaniya 280° fisheye lens. […]

12th Pyongyang Fashion Exhibition

Every year, Pyongyang hosts its fashion exhibition to showcase the latest styles. Here, traditional and contemporary fashion are flaunted with a child-like charm. Unlike the runway models of haute couture fashion empires, North Korean models do not sulk and stare intensely into the distance. Instead, they make eye contact with the audience, smile and frolic […]

Arirang Mass Games 2013

Held in Pyongyang, the “Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang” (아리랑 축제) is a display of dance, acrobatic prowess and their interpretation of historical events leading up to the present day. The event always ends off with the focus on Korean reunification and peace. The full video of the event is at the end […]