The official trailer for the documentary Maria the Korean Bride (2013): youtube.com/watch?v=DWG9PGJwZz0&list=PLvV8gXD16F8QsHCs0dExEF7JQisEwvwlW
Watch Maria the Korean Bride (2013) youtu.be/jC6VuGG_wQI
Maria Yoon's website: mariathekoreanbride.com/
Learn more about the exhibition, Gold Needles: Embroidery Arts from Korea: clevelandart.org/exhibitions/gold-needles-embroidery-arts-korea
From the collection: "Wedding Gown" clevelandart.org/art/1918.552
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Program Description: What impact do gender constructs have on artists and art history? Is there greater gender equity in today’s art world?
New York–based artist Maria Yoon and curator Sooa McCormick explore the pressing issue of gender inequality, past and present, through their shared experience as Korean women and discuss how notions of gender play a role in their artistic and curatorial practices. Yoon’s latest documentary, "Maria the Korean Bride" (2013), uncovers the different ways communities across the United States view the institution of marriage. McCormick’s current exhibition, "Gold Needles: Embroidery Arts from Korea," frames Korean embroidery works as tools for promoting women’s own cultural identities.