korea & vietnam

through the lens of food


using visual communication design, this project aims to demonstrate the hidden connection between south korea and vietnam through the lens of food. the illustrations are made with inspirations of the 2 countries’ Traditional Painting Styles, Minhwa from Korea and Dong Ho from Vietnam. Paper in used for the project is Hanji, Korean Traditional Paper.

this solo exhibition was held in seoul national university, in 2021.

seoul, south korea
solo exhibition
art direction, illustration, graphic design, exhibition planning

special thanks to
professor lee jang sub
printing shop 미추홀인쇄소
family and friends




Original Image Vietnamese Broken Rice with Grilled Pork
Modified Image Korean Marinated Pork Ribs

Original Image Pho, Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup
Modified Image Korean Ox bone Soup

Original Image Vietnamese Fried Fish Ball
Modified Image Korean Fish Cake Soup

Original Image Banh Mi, Vietnamese sandwich
Modified Image Korean Seaweed Rice Rolls

Original Image Vietnamese Lotus-scented Green Tea
Modified Image Korean Lotus Flower Infusion Tea







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