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P21 presents a group show, untact, curated by Jin Meyerson and Andy St. Louis, from November 13 to December 12, 2020. ‘Untact,’ a term that elides the prefix un- with the word contact, denotes a way of doing things without coming into direct contact with others. This expression e

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‘Untact,’ a term that elides the prefix un- with the word contact, denotes a way of doing things without coming into direct contact with others. Coined in 2017 by a team of consumer science researchers at Seoul National University, this expression entered the Korean vernacular in 2020 as a buzzword describing COVID-era social distancing practices such as touchless payment systems, online shopping …

‘Untact,’ a term that elides the prefix un- with the word contact, denotes a way of doing things without coming into direct contact with others. Coined in 2017 by a team of consumer science researchers at Seoul National University, this expression entered the Korean vernacular in 2020 as a buzzword describing COVID-era social distancing practices such as touchless payment systems, online shopping and videoconferencing. It is a notion that emphasizes connection rather than distance, underscoring the communal sense of solidarity at the core of contemporary Korean consciousness. This ethos was …

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Seoul, KR
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 11am–6pm
Saturday–Sunday, 12pm–6pm