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A mother who lost her child from Sewol ferry disaster cries during the hunger protest at Gwanghwamun Plaza in the center of Seoul. 476 passengers, 293 dead, 172 survivors, 11 still missing since the disaster on April 16, 2014. Among 293 dead, 245 Danwon highschool students are dead. #seoul #southkorea #protest #disaster #documentary #photojournalism #sewol #세월호 #asia #everydayasia

SSaw(봄여름가을겨울) performs at Distillery by Johnny Walker House in Seoul, S.Korea. They supposed to have drinks after the live concert, but decided to play extra gig for their fans at the bar. True artists. #seoul #southkorea #music #band #concert #gig #SSaw #봄여름가을겨울 #bar #johnnywalker

Kim Jong-jin(김종진) with silver hair, aka JJTONE, the legendary guitarist of South Korea plays rehearsal at Seoul Jazz Academy with his band members. His band SSaw(Spring Summer Autuam Winter) marked 26th anniversary this year. #seoul #southkorea #music #guitar #rock #band #rehearsal #documentary #김종진 #봄여름가을겨울

"Sabalsik(사발식)", which means ‘the ritual of the bowl’, is the traditional welcoming drinking party for freshman at Korea University. A freshman drinks a bowl of rice beer during the ceremony at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea. Only one rule. You just bottom up while others chant a drinking song. I also drank the same as an alumni. Don’t try this at home. Photo by Shin Woong-jae @shinwoongjae #seoul #southkorea #asia #drinking #ricebeer #party #koreauniversity #documentary #everydayasia #사발식

A drunken guy sleeps between two couples at a bar in Seoul, South Korea. Just another ordinary scene at night of Seoul. Photo by Shin Woong-jae @shinwoongjae for @everydayasia #seoul #southkorea #asia #drinking #bar #documentary #everydayasia

My assignment for The Washington Post.

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After decades of economic growth, South Korea is the land of apartments

Article by Chico Harlan, Photograph by Shin Woong-jae

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/after-decades-of-economic-growth-south-korea-is-the-land-of-apartments/2013/09/15/9bd841f8-1c55-11e3-8685-5021e0c41964_story.html

http://wjshin.photoshelter.com/gallery/Apartments-in-Seoul/G00000.ONMFWc14I