South Korea's breathtaking deep sea diver women – in pictures
For centuries, haenyeo women from the island province of Jeju have made their living diving for seafood on the ocean floor ... without ever using an air tank
jeju island / kyenam
Haenyeo by Hyung S. Kim : Take a Look at the Last Women Practicing the Art of Free-Diving in South Korea
For hundreds of years, women in South Korea have practiced free-diving to trawl the seafloor for fresh shellfish. In the recent years, the number of free-divers, also known as Haenyeo, is quickly dwindling; photographer Hyung S.
HaeNyeo: Women of the Sea [Exhibition]
The exhibition presents photographic works by Hyung S. Kim who captures the true reflection of haenyeos’ lives on Korea’s beautiful Jeju Island. This exhibition comes to the US at an opportune time as Haenyeo culture has been selected as a candidate for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Les Haenyo, des femmes plongeuses en Corée du Sud
#haenyo woman | south #korea 2015 | foto: hyung s. kim