See our latest article for Room Magazine, Chunhyang: #Metoo in the Pentatonic Scale, by Ittai Shapira and Laureen Park.
For more, you can also view our video about how this composition addresses domestic violence and women's recovery, in response to the work of philosopher Laureen Park, also featuring Dr. Joseph LeDoux.
Influenced by the Pansori style of storytelling through singing style in Korea, inspired by the popular, legendary tale of "Chunhyang," the music connects Eastern and Western cultures: Korean, Celtic and Blues.
Our goal is to use this work to raise awareness about violence against women and to help in post-traumatic healing. We will specifically aim to partner with women's rights organizations and provide melodies for women recovering from violence and abuse to use with music therapists and community leaders as a part of their process of healing.