Posts by Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim is the Editor-in-Chief of My Modern Met. In May, 2008, he co-founded the website to create one big city that celebrates creative ideas. His mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity—from the lighthearted and fun to the thought-provoking and enlightening.
August 22, 2016

Upcoming Beakerhead 2016 Celebrates Art, Science, and Engineering

Each year, Calgary hosts a citywide event known as Beakerhead—a spectacular smashup highlighting the intersections of innovative creativity. For five days, this interactive extravaganza is the entertaining epicenter of the convergence of art, science, and engineering. This year’s festivities—taking place September 14-18, 2016—continues to feature an assortment of visually stimulating celebrations, energetic events, gregarious gatherings, exhilarating performances, and all-around fun!

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January 8, 2016

VW Beetle Spotted Alongside Other Insects at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

A visitor at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History spotted a VW Beetle display alongside other beetles in the insect collection at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Apparently, this isn't the first time others have seen this. One commentor on Reddit stated, “It must be a typical museum gag. I've seen the same thing in two diff museums in Australia. I'm picturing the museum workers all chuckling quietly to themselves as they put it together.

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December 11, 2015

Powerful New Banksy Provides Perspective on Migration Through Steve Jobs’ Life

Proving once again that art can be more powerful than words, Banksy has emerged with several new artworks in Calais, a refugee camp in France also known as the “Jungle.” Approximately 7,000 migrants and refugees call this their temporary home, the majority from Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea. His most provocative piece features one of the most prolific innovators of our time, the late Steve Jobs, carrying an early Apple computer among other possessions.

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