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An imaginative physical work using choral storytelling and the poetry of object puppets to tell an adventurous tale. Amoeba weaves the history of Jikji together with the true story of an ambitious young woman named Dr. Park, who while working at the National Library of France discovers a book- but not just any book.  The Jikji. 

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Why is the Jikji Important

The Jikji reveals that the world's oldest extant book printed with metal movable type was published in Korea. On the last page of Jikji is recorded details of its publication, indicating that it was published in July 1377 at Heungdeok temple in Cheongju.