In the heart of Seoul’s art scene, the doors to The Gateway: Korea have opened. Attendees, speakers, art enthusiasts, critics, and creators gather with a shared enthusiasm for art and innovation. Whether you are unable to attend the event or are seeking a comprehensive overview, check back to this live blog for up-to-date summaries, panel recaps, and behind-the-scenes insights from Day 1.
11:39 a.m.: After months of planning, it’s still surreal to see this event come to life in person. Yesterday (Sept. 5), over 1,500 people came to S-Factory for The Gateway’s Opening Night Party, where we all got to enjoy immersive art installations, food, drinks, and live music. Today, we’re officially kicking off our programming. There will be stimulating panel discussions on fashion, community, technology, and more. Doors will open in about 20 minutes— I’m so excited to see everyone and learn new things from all the talks.
Here’s our speaker programming schedule for the day: