Graphic design in
contemporary Korea:
an oral history project
by Zara Arshad
An incomplete,

Image captions:
1. Publication for AGI Seoul 2016.
2. Photograph of Chris Ro.
3. Neurim poster.

Interview details
Narrator: Chris Ro
Interviewer: Zara Arshad
Date: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Location: Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea
Length: approx. 1 hour

A transcript of this interview has been deposited at the Archive and Research Institute of the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, South Korea. Please contact the institution for access. This interview was conducted in English.

(b. 1976, Seattle) Chris Ro is a graphic designer and educator based in Seoul, South Korea. He currently teaches design and typography at Hongik University, and runs a studio where he works on commercial and cultural projects for institutions like the Nam June Paik Art Center, Asia Culture Center, National Theater of Korea, and Typojanchi International Typography Biennale. Chris Ro originally studied architecture at UC Berkeley, and received his Masters in graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design. He recently finished his Doctorate at Seoul National University.