* Date : 2016-04-04
Thomas Hoepker is a renowned Magnum Photos photographer who began his career in 1960. He visited the Korean volcanic island of Jejudo along with Korean underwater photographer Y.Zin. They explore Jejudo's geo-trails, which combine the island's unique geological resources and the history and culture of local villages. On the Gimnyeong-Woljeong Geo-trail the two photographers visit lava tubes and local villages. On the Suwolbong Peak Geo-Trail, which was formed 18,000 years ago, they witness the fascinating traces of ancient volcanic activities. On the Seongsan-Ojo Geo-Trail, the two photographers meet Jejudo's women-divers and also discover the awe-inspiring beauty of the Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. Jejudo Island is recognized by UNESCO for its breathtaking scenery and unique volcanic geological features. Through this trip, Thomas Hoepker witness the mystery of Mother Nature and the wisdom of Jeju residents.