The Reference, a space made to seek an alternative in between publishing and new media.
- Day Break by Taedong Kim
- April-022 by Jin Hee Kim
IANN, publishing photo magazines and art books since 2007, is opened The Reference (below The Ref.), in 16th March, 2018. Constituted of an art book shop (2F) and exhibition space (B1), The Ref. is designed to enhance international exchanges between Korean and international contemporary art communities and to promote Korean contemporary art in abroad. The aim of The Reference is to establish an art-core platform on the Asian network along with the specific research subject and the methodology of this research based curating exhibition is grounded in Korean culture's oversea expansion scheme, consisting of 6 step process that comprises of urban research, group discussion, contents development, project generation, exhibition planning, and related action plans. Here Via Team will function as both an exchange art platform for exploring creative ideas and a cultural mediator for exchanging complex urban issues across cities mainly in the Far East.