IL WOO Foundation
The Foundation is dedicated to fulfilling social responsibility of a company, and contributes to the national and social development by educating professionals, cultural works and social welfare services.
IL WOO Foundation (former 21st Century's National Research Foundation of Korea) was founded in Feb 1991 by the Hanjin Group, which is a land, sea and air logistics group. Its purpose is to cultivate talents to lead the future Korean society and promote culture projects contributing to the nation's development.
IL WOO tries to contribute to making the world a better place by cultivating talents to lead the growth of underdeveloped countries.
Culture and Exhibition Service
IL WOO Foundation holds diverse cultural exhibitions for citizens at the IL WOO space. It contributes to development of Korea’s exhibition culture by displaying works of promising young artists, in addition to holding regular and special exhibitions on photographs and arts.
IL WOO Photograph Award
The Foundation established IL WOO Photograph Award to discover and educate passionate artists in the fields of photographs including arts, advertisement, and documentary as a part of its effort for supporting culture and art. IL WOO is the pen name of the Chairman of Hanjin Group, Yang Ho Cho. The foundation would like to be a stepping-stone for passionate and talented photographers.
|Address||117, Seosomun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea||Chairman of the Board||Chi-Nam Oh|