Importance of Editing
"How you edit and display it is important."
I went to the Dasan historic site last weekend. I walked through a secluded park. I went to the museum of Silhak(Silhak is the thought representing and standardizing the global change from the 17th to 19th century in the most progressive ways.) where I found a cool place to avoid the sun. The special exhibition was an exhibition of Lee Soo-kwang, one of the scholars. The exhibition started with Lee Soo-kwang's family tree so that people could know about Lee Soo-kwang, who could be unfamiliar with people who did not know the silhak. The exhibit showed the datas he had written to and from neighboring countries during the Joseon Dynasty. I can see which countries we traded with at that time.
The exhibition hall was very small, but the image was also screened in the middle, adding to the richness of the exhibition. Most of all, some of the works were exhibited at the National Museum of Korea or elsewhere. It was a replica, and some parts were made in the wrong shape, but it did not matter in this exhibition. It is important to know the international relations of Joseon and Lee Soogwang’s thoughts that can be seen through his writings based on the recognition of the world, which he had brought up while traveling to and from Beijing in the period of turbulece.
So far I have been worried about what kind of excellent work I should prepare for the exhibition. However, I realized again that there is an important exhibition through this exhibition. The exhibit itself is important, but what really matters is the director’s thought and the way to display it. I was once again convinced that it is important to show what sort of exhibits are in what order.