About Penny Bailey

Penny Bailey is a researcher in Japanese studies and art history at The University of Queensland. Her research examines the ways in which the founder of Japan’s Mingei (Folk Craft) Movement, Yanagi Sōetsu, theorized Korean visual cultures during Korea’s colonial period (1910–45).

Japan, Korea

One hundred years on from the Korean Sam-il Independence Movement

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This year marks the hundredth anniversary of the Sam-il Independence (or March First) Movement that began on 1 March 1919 in Seoul and quickly spread throughout Korea. The movement was comprised of a series of demonstrations constituting some of the earliest displays of Korean resistance to the Japanese annexation and colonisation of Korea (1910–1945). In […]