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Art Donovan Supervises Steampunk Exhibition in Seoul Korea

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Asias first-ever exhibition of steampunk art and design opens in Seoul, South Korea this week and Southampton artist and lighting designer Art Donovan is playing a key role in the event. A longtime steampunk artist and curator of the worlds first major exhibition of the genre at the Museum of the History of Science at Oxford University, Donovan was tapped as supervisor and co-curator of this new show, Steampunk Art Unfurled: Art of Victorian Futurism, which opens Saturday, March 8 at the Artcenter IDA, Seouls Hangaram Art Museum. After an 18-hour flight, he arrived in South Korea on March 5 and began the hard work of setting up for opening weekend. You should see this place, the local artist and steampunk aficionado beamed in a message Thursday, noting that the Artcenter spared no expense to present their vision of the Victorian Era inspired, techno-industrial art and design movement. The museum show is huge, Donovan observed, shortly after his arrival, adding gleefully, What a town! …