Beyond the Border: DPRK 360
The landscape of North Korea filmed by Aram Pan, a Singaporean photographer that has researched and worked on various investigative videos in North Korea, will be vividly shown in 360 degree VR. Enjoy various aspects of North Korea with the cutting edge 4K KT Super VR device, including North Korean attractions like downtown Pyongyang, Chongjin, and Rason, as well as scenery of Mount Paektu and daily lives of the residents.
Director Aram PAN
Aram Pan, the director of Plus 720 Pte Ltd. has investigated the little known North Korea and created an archive that included photos, videos and 360 degree VR content from 2013. These content have been made available online through various social media platforms under the name “DPRK 360”. Over the years, Aram Pan has built trust with the North Koreans and he has also conducted various outreach programs for DPRK. Aram believes in building bridges into the DPRK to lay the groundwork for a future of peace and possibly reunification.
Attractions of Pyongyang I
- Monument to Party Founding, Mansudae Grand Monument, Arch of Triumph, Pyongyang Station
Attractions of Pyongyang II
- Juche Tower, Future Scientist Street
Public Transportations of Pyongyang
- Cycle, Tram, Metro Ride
Entertainments of Pyongyang
- Speedboat Ride on Taedong River, International Trade Fair, Ice Cream Stall, Mass Dance
Hoeryong & Chongjin
- Tumen River, Class of Secondary School, Pohang Square, Mount Chilbo, Shore of Orang
- Rajin Port, Russian Restaurant, Golden Triangle Bank, Shoe Factory
Pyongyang from the Sky
- Air Koryo Ride, Aerial View
AR Play Zone with KT
Various augmented reality experience by KT with theme of peace will be provided in PIPFF Ground. Through ‘TV Ssok’ Experience, participants will fall into a movie scene and be one of the characters from Empress Chung, co-produced animation by South and North Korea. Enjoy a detailed view of the DMZ through an 8-megapixel CCTV at the Unification Observatory and the Uiyaji Wind Village located in PyeongChang. Let’s play quiz games about North and South language with motion recognition technology and AR Card game finding out various animals living in the DMZ area such as the Asiatic black bears, elks, goats, and cranes.