S4;E5: Artists Discuss Art in South Korea

Season 4, Episode 5: features three guests Diana, Leslie, Mersie and from NOVAsia, Sara. The topic of this episode is Art in Korea. Each guest is connected with the art world in their own unique way. Diana hosts a podcast called “Small Art Talk”, Leslie is a writer and art enthusiast, and Mersie produces both music and traditional art pieces. They have each studied art in South Korea and share their perspectives on the art culture and its existence during the pandemic. 


Guests: Diana, Leslie, and Mersie 

NOVAsia Team: Ana and Sara 

Cameras: Ana and Sara 

Producer/Main Editor: Sara

Assistant Editor: Ana 

Music: Expression by Pold 


Small Art Talk: https://www.smallarttalk.com/

Small Art Talk (Apple):https://podcasts.apple.com/py/podcast/small-art-talk/id1572227402?l=en

Mersie – Instagram: @mersietee 

Mersie – Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6NiLEHNy66fQkD5PNoQqoH?si=ZnqdB36vT9mOUjY-M3MDnA&dl_branch=1&nd=1 

Mersie – All Links: https://linktr.ee/mersietee



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About Sara Upshur 10 Articles
Sara is a Masters student at Yonsei Graduate School of International Studies. She is originally from Canada and graduated from McMaster University for Communication Studies. Sara came to Korea to study due to her wish to study and learn about the world from various perspectives among other international students. She believes that to understand the world and work with those around her she needs to recognize her own biases. That applies to studying anything from historical aspects of a culture to reading lifestyle and fashion magazines.