Uzbek Wedding

Far from Distant Shores: Identity Limbo in the Korean Diaspora

Uzbek Wedding

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2016 

An Uzbek band plays long trumpets, or karnay, at a wedding in Gospitalniy, a neighborhood of Tashkent where many Koryo-saram (descendants of Korean deportees) live today alongside recent migrants from South Korea.

Source: All photos in this essay were taken by Michael Vince Kim.