Hong Kal teaches art and cultural histories of Korea and East Asia. Her current research explores urban spectacles and politics of exhibitions in relation to issues of nationalism and neoliberal globalization. Her research has been supported by Advanced Research Grant from Korea Foundation (2007-2008) and SSHRC Standard Grant (2010-2014). She is the author of Aesthetic Constructions of Korean Nationalism: Spectacle, Politics and History (Routledge, 2011).
Keywords: Urban spectacles and the politics of exhibition; South Korea