Incheon International Airport is turning into an Art-Port

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Passengers boarding Korean Air, Air France, Delta, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from Terminal 2 of Incheon International Airport will be able witness works of famous artists showcased throughout the Terminal beginning from January 18th. Incheon International Airport calls it the ‘Art-Port’. The airport has invested 4.6 billion won to install the art pieces. Terminal 2 aims to catch the eyes and minds of passengers flowing in and out of the new terminal.

Kim Hye-Jin, head of the passenger service team at Incheon International Airport Corporation said, “An airport provides a space where you can rest your senses before flying off to another destination.”

 

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‘Great Mobile’ by Xavier Vielhan
The art piece is 18.5 m tall. You can meet this art piece at the 3rd floor departure center entrance.

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‘Ambiguous Wall’ by Kim Byungjoo
Famous landmarks in Korea such as Gwanghwamun, and Independence gate are expressed with steel art. It is located at the Baggage Claim area.

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‘BIT.FALL’ by Julius Popp 
Various words such as ‘Christmas’, ‘Incheon International Airport’, ‘CITA’ is poured down by the water stream and instantly disappears. The extracted words are based on the usage of the real-time search frequency on the Internet. The letters appear in 9 different languages.

artport2.jpegMedia Facade at Arrival area

 

 

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