Bang Si-hyuk Named as the Most Prominent Korean 'Creator'

      June 05, 2019 10:54

      Bang Si-hyuk

      Big Hit Entertainment CEO Bang Si-hyuk, was named as the most prominent Korean "creator." Bang is the executive producer of the K-pop phenomenon Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS.

      The Corea Image Communication Institute on Tuesday released the findings of a survey of 341 Koreans and 265 foreigners conducted from March 25 to May 24. When asked which Korean came to mind when they heard the word "creator," Bang was cited by some 55 percent of Koreans and 40 percent of foreigners.

      The late video art pioneer Paik Nam-june came in second.

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