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.
March 3, 2015

Spectacular Artwork from Nuit blanche Montral 2015

This past weekend, I was on the ground in Montreal, attending the city's wildest winter night of the year – Nuit blanche Montral.  The event took place on the last day of Montral en Lumire, an 11 day festival that illuminates the entire city and transforms it into a cultural hotspot, featuring art exhibits, riveting music performances, gastronomy, and hundreds of captivating indoor and outdoor events.

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October 14, 2014

Everyday Activities Performed Underwater as if Earth Was Submerged

What would everyday life look like if Earth was flooded by rising seas, melting glaciers, intensifying floods and droughts? HOLOSCENES is a thought-provoking performance installation by artist Lars Jan that visually answers this question.  “The ebb and flow of water and resulting transformation of human behavior offers a portrait of our species' collective myopia, persistence and, for better or worse, adaptation,” explains Jan.  It is a “visceral, visual and public collision of the human body and water.

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September 15, 2014

The Most Breathtaking Visuals at Beakerhead 2014

For five days in mid-September, Beakerhead throws an extraordinary five-day-long smash-up filled with extraordinary art, memorizing street installations, and thought-provoking talks.  Events are spread throughout different locations in Calgary, which started this past Wednesday and just finished up yesterday. I had the honor of attending last year's inaugural event, which featured the former Commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield, and I can tell you personally, it was truly spectacular.

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June 11, 2014

Why Photographers Should Create a Portfolio on Squarespace

This post is sponsored by Squarespace. A better web starts with your website. For both amateur and professional photographers, an online portfolio isn't a luxury, it's a necessity. It's the place where the world will see your very best collection of photographs. It's where your fans decide on if they want to follow you and where brands and potential clients will rate the quality of your work to determine whether they will hire you.

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