CPPM Manifestal'24: BUY ME. Dongbin Lee

DongBin Lee (1988) is a traditional Korean artist currently residing in Tallinn, Estonia. His work focuses on performative arts, as a director, actor, and creator.

He majored in performing arts at Chung-Ang University’s Department of Traditional Arts. He inherited the Bongsan mask dance, an important intangible cultural asset of Korean traditional art, which has recently been declared an intangible heritage of humanity.

His interest leads him to explore theatre, art and traditional dance while expanding his artistic world. He works with various collaborators in Korea and Europe, and his work has received great reviews. Dongbin was selected as an emerging traditional artist in the art support project organised by the Namsan Gugak Center in Seoul in 2020 and was selected as an emerging artist in the field of performing arts by the Korea Culture and Arts Committee in 2021.

Dongbin works to create a performance that is interpreted and transformed by the audience in various ways, focusing on expressive abilities and a sense of body and movement. He also wants to explore in depth why humans exist. He has a keen interest in the individual, social, and human relationships that lead to you, me, and the community. He is the creator and performer of various performances, including: “A Grain of Rice (2022)”, “Unboxing Part 2 (2021)”, “Unboxing (2020)” and “The Very Existence of a Human Being is Sad (2019)”.

Next performances
29.03.2024 at 19:00, EMTA black box
30.03.2024 at 19:00, EMTA black box
31.03.2024 at 19:00, EMTA black box
01.04.2024 at 19:00, EMTA black box

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