The iconic Irish rock band U2 performed “The Joshua Tree 2019” tour at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea (8 December 2019).
During the show, when U2 performed Ultraviolet (Light My Way), Jose Jeuland’s photography series of portraits of Haenyeo which were women drivers from Jeju Island were featured in the show.
The performance was held in Seoul and is part of Joshua Tree tour. U2 shared a touching tribute dedicated to powerful women in Korean history.
When the group performed their song “Ultraviolet (Light My Way)”, the screens displayed images of famous women who’ve made an impact on Korean society or encouraging change.
U2 voiced out that ’women of the world unite’ in Korea.
On stage U2 – Seoul, South Korea
The stage was also the most extravagant, using an LED screen 61 meters wide and 14 meters high and 8K resolution. The backdrop was a huge Joshua tree-shaped construction adorned with lights. The substage also in the shape of Joshua Tree. This is the biggest scale concert among all concerts by an international artist so far.
Jose says: “ I’m honored to have my photography work as part of U2 performance as well as for the band to give tribute to these incredible women who made an impact in the society’’.
Here is the photography series of the Haenyeo:
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