Photography

News of HADA Contemporary’s first show of the Autumn: Chun Kyungwoo: Portraits 2 October – 30 November 2014 HADA Contemporary | 21 Vyner Street | London | E2 9DG | www.hadacontemporary.com Wednesday – Friday: 11am – 6pm | Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 4pm Embracing the contemporary resistance against the traditional notion of photography – […]

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Jaeho Park: Obsession, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 29 July 2014
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New’s of the latest exhibition at Mokspace: Jaeho Park: Obsession 29th July – 9th August 2014 Mokspace | 33 Museum Street | London | WC1A 1LH | www.mokspace.com Monday – Saturday 11am – 6pm | Sunday by appointment. MOKSPACE warmly invites you to indulge in ‘Obsession,’ an exposition by Korean artist and photographer Jaeho Park. […]

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Hyunjoo Son: The Island is a Buoy, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 22 June 2014
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News of the upcoming Mokspace exhibition. Strange to have an opening viewing on a Wednesday, when it’s head-to-head with the opening of the KCC’s new exhibition. But catch it while you can: it’s only on for less than two weeks. Hyunjoo Son: The Island is a Buoy Private View: Wednesday 25th June 6.00 – 8.00 […]

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Exhibition visit: Above the line — photographs from the DPRK at the British Council

by Philip Gowman 29 May 2014
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There must have been a time when photographs of the DPRK were a rarity. But it’s now a regular occurrence for a newspaper to run a series of photographs from North Korea, normally proclaiming that these are unique, never-before seen images from “the world’s most secretive state”. It is perhaps natural for photographers to seek […]

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Ahn Jinkyun: Three Faces, Two Places, One Device, at HADA Contemporary

by Philip Gowman 24 May 2014
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Details of HADA’s exhibition for June and July: Ahn Jinkyun: Three Faces, Two Places, One Device 5 June – 31 July 2014 HADA Contemporary | 21 Vyner Street | London | E2 9DG | www.hadacontemporary.com Wednesday – Friday: 11am – 6pm | Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 4pm HADA Contemporary is delighted to present a […]

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Nick Danziger: “Above the Line” at the British Council

by Philip Gowman 11 May 2014
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An exhibition of work by photojournalist Nick Danziger opens on 14 May at the British Council head office, 10 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A 2BN, lasting until 25 July. Entitled “Above the Line”, it promises to be “a fascinating glimpse into daily life in DPRK” – though I suspect the striking photograph which is the main […]

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Exhibition visit: Tak Ki-young — Loyalty, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 2 April 2014
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Tak Ki-young is Senior Director of Photography at the Hankyoreh newspaper. He lives in Northeast Seoul near Mount Cho An (초안산), where there is the site of graves of Joseon dynasty court officials. The site is now overgrown, and nestling amidst the woodland are solitary statues which acted as sentinels for the tombs. Tak is […]

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Ki Hyoung Tak: Loyalty, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 20 March 2014
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Notice of the next exhibition at Mokspace, from 27 March, featuring the Senior Director of Photography at the Hankyoreh newspaper. The excellent ceramics exhibition by Sun Ae Kim finishes this Saturday, 22 March. Ki Hyoung Tak: Loyalty 27th March – 12th April 2014 Opening night: Wednesday 26th March 6.00 – 8.00 pm Mokspace | 33 […]

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Jungho Oak’s extreme yoga and Sun Salutations

by Philip Gowman 30 December 2013
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One of LKL’s favourite exhibitions of 2013 was Oak Jungho’s solo show at 43 Inverness Street. And that wasn’t just because at the opening viewing, if you sneaked into the kitchen and asked nicely, you were given a glass of single malt instead of the more usual wine or beer. Whisky, at a private view? […]

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Exhibition visit: Night Break, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 2 December 2013
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Night Break, the current show at Mokspace, compares two Korean photographers who work at night. One of Kim Shin-wook’s ghostly tree pictures, in which the tree is picked out in foreground brightness against a dark background, won him an award at this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. At Mokspace we are able to see a […]

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Obsession: Jaeho Park solo show at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 17 September 2013
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Notice of the next exhibition at Mokspace: Obsession Jaeho Park Solo Exhibition Private View: 6.00 – 8.30pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 Exhibition: 18th Sep – 5th Oct 2013 33 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH | T: +44 (0) 20 7637 8880 | W: www.mokspace.com Mokspace warmly invites you to indulge in Obsession, an exposition […]

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The Woman, The Gaze, The World: Hanmi Gallery’s 22nd interim exhibition

by Philip Gowman 14 April 2013
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Hanmi Gallery’s 22nd interim exhibition includes Korean photographer Seulki Ki. Note the two discussion events on 30 April and 2 May which accompany the exhibition. The Woman    The Gaze    The World Exhibition opens 23 April – 5 May 2013, Tuesday – Sunday 12 – 7pm PV: Wednesday 24 April 2013, 6pm – 9pm RSVP: info@hanmigallery.co.uk Hanmi Gallery […]

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Gwon Osang: Postmodern Times — at HADA Contemporary

by Philip Gowman 4 April 2013
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This is probably April’s (and maybe May’s) exhibition of the month: a mini-retrospective of Gwon Osang’s work. Gwon is a fairly regular artist in the London gallery scene – his work has been shown in London since 2006 and maybe earlier. Perhaps the most high-profile showing was at Korean Eye 2010 in the Saatchi Gallery. […]

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Memories of the Gaze – Rhee Jae Yong at Gallery EM at Art 13

by Philip Gowman 28 February 2013
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Details of Gallery EM’s artist at Art 13: Rhee Jae-yong: Memories of the Gaze Rhee’s series Memories of the Gaze reflects the artist’s long-term interest in capturing a medium or a moment capable of triggering once-lost memories. The idea of involuntary memory – of reminiscence triggered by a certain catalyst – comes from Marcel Proust’s […]

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High Resolutions: group show at Atlas Gallery includes large format photos of the Mass Games

by Philip Gowman 17 January 2013
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You’ve seen the photos of the Mass Games on the web. Now see some large format ones in Atlas Gallery’s group show. Near Marylebone High Street. High Resolutions North Korean Propaganda Art Photography by Jeremy Hunter headlines at ATLAS Gallery’s January Group Show ATLAS Gallery, 49 Dorset Street, London, W1U 7NF 16th January – 16th […]

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Nostalgia of Korea, Korean: Kang Bong-kyu solo show at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 29 February 2012
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In October last year there was a brief two week exhibition at the KCC entitled Korea, Koreanity. It featured four artists from Jeollanam-do, and the backbone of the exhibition was a collection of nostalgic black and white photos by Kang Bong-kyu. It was a shame the exhibition wasn’t longer, because it deserved several visits, and […]

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Lomography store celebrates Seoul

by Philip Gowman 23 February 2012
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If you’re in to Lomography http://t.co/ScuxsMcd, you’ll be interested that their London store has a “Seoul All Around You” feature this week to celebrate the launch of a new line of their analogue cameras.

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