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Soo Ryon Yoon

Soo Ryon Yoon’s research interests can be located at the intersection of contemporary performance, gender, racial politics and Korean cultures. She has written for Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, positions: asia critique, Performance Research, GPS: Global Performance Studies, ASAP/J, Theatre Journal, anthology Corporeal Politics: Dancing East Asia and the 2019 Venice Biennale catalogue for the South Korean pavilion, among others. She currently teaches in the department of cultural studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. 

Not enough has been said about how the #metoo movement played out in contexts far from where it was triggered and especially in countries in Asia and Africa. In this article we see the unravelling of hierarchical and sexualised relations in theatre in South Korea, and how fragile assemblages of rebellion were formed online and on-ground.

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Mapping the Stage Differently: Theatre #MeToo Movement and Internet Culture in South Korea

Posted Fri 25 Oct 2019 - 10:28 | 1,147 views

Not enough has been said about how the #metoo movement played out in contexts far from where it was triggered and especially in countries in Asia and Africa. In this article we see the unravelling of hierarchical and sexualised relations in theatre in South Korea, and how fragile assemblages of rebellion were formed online and on-ground.

Image description: Text in Korean on notebook