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“Hedonism” depicts the scene of urban people who fall under hedonism and consumerism, and their pleasure-seeking nightlife gradually destroys themselves and society.
Hae-tae is an imaginary animal in the ancient legend of East Asia and a symbol of justice. The image illustrates a figure of the privileged class leaving the court without any legal punishment. The broken statue of Hae-tae is next to it as a metaphor for the breakdown of social justice.
In modern Korea, an apple box is a symbol of bribes. Inspired by the fact, the illustration depicts apple-shaped drones flying in the sky, and a politician opens them to get money inside.
A working-class woman, who tried to scratch out a living, sighs at the tax bill while the news broadcast of tax evasion is on the TV.
People are suffered from stress brought on by overwork, and they were treated as parts of a system that is replaceable, not as individual minds.
The sinmungo is a traditional method of communication in which citizens can voice their problems to the government, while in reality their voice is not reached.
An entertainer, who is one of the lowest class people in the Choson dynasty, performs a tightrope walking over streetcars.
The disparity in wealth between the rich and poor continues to increase, and owning a house is getting harder and harder for average young people.
There have been many demonstrations that occurred in Korean history, which often ended in violent suppression. This image depicts the confrontation between civic groups and the force of government.
Kicking away the ladder refers to the act of people, who have achieved success in a certain field, hindering or restraining others from coming up behind them. It intensifies generational and social conflicts and the gap between the rich and the poor.