Brian Searwar's North Korea Posts
Jan. 11, 2021
Real monuments to a partly fictionalised past seeking to maintain a fabricated present and doubtful future.
Oct. 10, 2020
Typical work found on the site of the Mansu Hill Grand Monument in Pyongyang. It is a propagandist's dream and a throwback to the 'glory days' of Communism.
June 24, 2020
A statue outside Kumsusan, the Palace of the Sun, where the eternal leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea lie in magnificent splendour.
March 01, 2020
Juche is the official state ideology of North Korea, brought into being by Kim Il-Sung. Key to Juche thinking is the concept that by gaining strength and…