Special exhibition 'Sea, Exploration into the Unknown' from France to be held in Korea

연합뉴스 / 2021-09-25 15:29:54
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SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- An exhibition organized by the National Museum of Natural History in France under the theme of the ocean will be held in Korea.


The special exhibition of the National Museum of Natural History in France, "Sea, Exploration into the Unknown," which will be open at the Sang Sang Tok Tok Gallery in the Dream Forest Arts Center on Saturday, is an renewal of the original exhibition held in Paris, France from April 2019 to January last year.

Visited by 260,000 people in France, the exhibition discovers vast and mysterious unknown biodiversity. The exhibition introduces human curiosity and efforts made to explore the sea, and shows a variety of myths and legends created by the ecosystems, information on marine life, and the benefits the sea has given to mankind.

There are also replication samples of marine life, a reproduction of France's first submarine Nautilus, audiovisual data on the ocean's ecosystem, and media art that reenacts movements of plankton. 

The exhibition is hosted by the Sejong Center and I Heritage, and sponsored by the Embassy of France and the Korea Green Foundation.

"Sea, Exploration into the Unknown" will be held until Mar. 6 next year and ticket fees are 15,000 won for children (36 months to elementary students and 12,000 won for adults.

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