An immense spectacle: the reflection of an entire country revealed by the ruling dictatorship to tourists. North Korea continually and systematically offers the same imagery... Anyone wishing to record the real life objectively, film or photograph in North Korea, will be sorely disappointed.

Tourists, such as journalists, are told to take images from a particular spot, or a specific angle, and above all, according to a set-up that is written and played out by "actors." They built a hermit kingdom of dreams for millions of real people in a half-century. Leaders of the communist party have written many incredible idiotic quotes about their revered people and declared North Korean society as the best in the world. But between this philosophy and reality, there is a considerable gap. My work was providing evidence of the difference between real life in North Korea and the imagination of the leaders.

More info: didierbizet.com

#1

People Is My God

Report

Hawk
Community Member
3 years ago

That kids face though

View More Replies...
View more comments
#2

People Is My God

Report

nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

I once heard that North Korea is 100% literate of all their citizens. I wonder if it's true...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#3

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

I can only see two smiles and nothing more beyond it.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#4

People Is My God

Report

Hawk
Community Member
3 years ago

“Wat ya lookin at?}

View more comments
#5

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Old trains, packed with people who can't get a smile.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#6

People Is My God

Report

Justi
Community Member
3 years ago

too big clothes, too big hats...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#7

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Take a good look at those expressionless faces. Sincerely, I feel a terrible pain, when I see so many beautiful girls like these, that does not they have even has the pleasure of smiling.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#8

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

No comments.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#9

People Is My God

Report

Linda Hobart
Community Member
3 years ago

Elegant

#10

People Is My God

Report

Sandy Murphey
Community Member
3 years ago

A captured moment

View More Replies...
View more comments
#11

People Is My God

Report

Alia
Community Member
3 years ago

Cute 😊 unless they were told from birth avoid pictures... But if they're just shy CUTE 💗

View More Replies...
View more comments
#12

People Is My God

Report

Hawk
Community Member
3 years ago

Isn’t it illegal to take pictures of the Korean military when they are off duty.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#13

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Alone, I can think with my buttons.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#14

People Is My God

Report

Anaka Blackwood
Community Member
3 years ago

christmas performance?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#15

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

No matter the place. There's always someone watching over me. Night and day.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#16

People Is My God

Report

Sandy Murphey
Community Member
3 years ago

Exquisite beauty

View More Replies...
View more comments
#17

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Night and day, they do the same course, and under the same conditions.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#18

People Is My God

Report

nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

it's a beautiful country, if we only judge from the surface

View More Replies...
View more comments
#19

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Survival acrobatics. Maybe one day...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#20

People Is My God

Report

John Wharton
Community Member
3 years ago

Clean

View More Replies...
View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#21

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Waiting for a new happening. Maybe a military parade.

View more comments
#22

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Even malnourished, we must maintain our physical form.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#23

People Is My God

Report

Gayle Bynum Cardosa
Community Member
3 years ago

poor thing

View more comments
#24

People Is My God

Report

Peyton Maroney
Community Member
3 years ago

What is this building?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#25

People Is My God

Report

Sandy Murphey
Community Member
3 years ago

Rare smilage.....

View more comments
#26

People Is My God

Report

Dinah Toro
Community Member
3 years ago

Pausing a moment and thinking, "What is this thing they call Life?"

View More Replies...
View more comments
#27

People Is My God

Report

Linda Hobart
Community Member
3 years ago

Where are we going?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#28

People Is My God

Report

Hawk
Community Member
3 years ago

Flat heads.... how

View More Replies...
View more comments
#29

People Is My God

Report

Linda Hobart
Community Member
3 years ago

Yum

View More Replies...
View more comments
#30

People Is My God

Report

Kikka io
Community Member
3 years ago

you never see a full laugh, a beautiful face open in a big smile. I can not understand if it is because they consider it unseemly to laugh in front of others, or if it is because they do not have much to laugh about.

See Also on Bored Panda
#31

People Is My God

Report

Jonno Wade
Community Member
3 years ago

Rush hour.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#32

People Is My God

Report

Darlon Shelter
Community Member
3 years ago

Typically, the North Korean citizen's biotype is thin and short, due to poor diet. In South Korea, the citizen's biotype is well healthier.

#33

People Is My God

Report

Jorge Marquis
Community Member
3 years ago

a completely different world

View More Replies...
View more comments
#34

People Is My God

Report

Basil Russu
Community Member
3 years ago

Local Dachau

#35

People Is My God

Report

Linda Hobart
Community Member
3 years ago

Hmmm?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#36

People Is My God

Report