‘Squid Game’ and BTS costumes to be featured in V&A South Korean culture exhibition

squid game and BTS will be featured in a South Korean exhibit at the V&A. (Netflix/Getty)

squid game and BTS fans will get a chance to see some of the costumes used by the TV show and K-Pop group in a new South Korean culture exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

Hallyu! The Korean Wave will open at the South Kensington Gallery on September 24 and will look at the global rise of South Korean culture since the 1990s, with costumes, props, collectibles and photography.

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Among the 200 exhibits will be distinctive costumes from Netflix’s hit horror series squid gameand outfits used by hugely popular K-Pop group BTS.

Moviegoers will also have the chance to enter the 2019 film Parasitethe first winner of Best Non-English Language Picture at the Oscars, as the exhibit will include an immersive recreation of the bathroom featured in it.

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The exhibition includes an immersive experience Parasite Position. (Curzon)

Other exhibits to discover include costumes used by PSY and Aespa, the work of artists such as Nam June Paik, Ham Kyungah and Gwon Osang, and around 20 high fashion looks from designers such as Tchai Kim, Miss Sohee and Minju Kim.

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Cinema, music, fashion and fandoms will all be explored to trace the rise of South Korean culture and its impact across the world.

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BTS provided costumes for the exhibit. (PENNSYLVANIA)

Rosalie Kim, the curator of Hallyu! The Korean Wave said, “South Korea has captivated the world with hallyu, its vibrant and creative popular culture, which has transformed the image of the country devastated by the Korean War into that of a cultural powerhouse of forefront in the age of social media and digital culture today.

“This phenomenon has been amplified by tech-savvy and socially conscious global fans, further raising Hallyu’s profile and relevance around the world, and we are thrilled to bring his energy and dynamism to the V&A this fall in the first exhibition of it’s nice.”

The Hallyu! The Korean Wave will run from September 24, 2022 to June 25, 2023.

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