Kim Pen Xva Museum

Far from Distant Shores: Identity Limbo in the Korean Diaspora

Kim Pen Xva Museum

Kim Pen Xva, Uzbekistan, 2016

This small museum near Tashkent is dedicated to the founder of one of the most successful Korean villages in Uzbekistan. The scrolls surrounding his portrait read, “I have found a home in this new land” (I ttangesŏ nanŭn saeroun chogugŭl ch’ajatta 땅에서 나는 새로운 조국을 찾았다).