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3rd Gwangju Design Biennale

3rd Gwangju Design Biennale

The Clue THE Clue_더할나위 없는
Chief Director: Byoung soo Eun,
CEO of EUNcouncil Consulting
By combining words such as ‘Clue” and ‘Ideal’, the Gwangju Design Biennale 2009, held under the theme of “The Clue,” was aimed at providing new clues that create a sensation in the global design sectors. It is notable that the clue expressing the theme and a starting point was based on the Korean culture.

Event Overview

  • Period: Sep. 18 to Nov. 4, 2009 (48 days)
  • Venue: Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, etc.

Main Programs

  • Main Exhibition : Clothing, eating, living, enlightening and enjoying
  • Special Exhibition : Housekeeping, checking and harmony
  • Academic Events : Conference
  • Events : Festival, performances

Main Exhibition

  • Clothing : Illuminating the value of designs pertaining to clothing life with unique beauty and taste, including everyday clothes and formal clothes
  • Eating : Illuminating the value of designs amid food culture as basic living conditions, friendship and cultural style
  • Living : Illuminating the value of designs pertaining to living culture inherited as unique cultures in accordance with regions, living environment and religions
  • Enlightening : Illuminating the value of designs as the process and methods of learning, teaching, familiarizing and mastering, and as mediation methods
  • Enjoying : Illuminating the sound culture that expresses all sorts of emotions in life and mediates joy, manners and harmony from the perspective of designs

Special Exhibition

  • Housekeeping, checking and harmony

Size of Design Biennale

  • No. of Participatory Countries : 48
  • No. of Participatory Companies : 376
  • No. of Participatory Designers : 519
  • No. of Design Works : 1,951
  • No. of Visitors : 202,053