Event Notices

I’ve always wondered what benefits snail secretion filtrate brings to your daily cosmetic regime. I’m hoping to find out this week. As always, registration is necessary for this event, and note that the RSVP is to the embassy, not the KCC. Discover Korea Event: K-Beauty matters Introduction of Korean beauty tips and products 8 December 18:30 […]

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Exhibition news: Jinhee Park — Surface Layer Time, at Clerkenwell Gallery

by Philip Gowman 3 December 2016
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News of Jinhee Park’s upcoming exhibition in Clerkenwell. Jinhee Park: Surface Layer Time Clerkenwell Gallery | 20 Clerkenwell Street | London EC1R 0DP 6th – 11th December Opening Hours: 11-6 Vestiges of the ever-changing intensity of sunlight, hues, and shadows, clocks without conventional functions, arrows of an asymmetrical branch, awkwardly disconnected landscapes. Jinhee Park’s second […]

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Event news: Korean Sounds Christmas Concert, at Kings Place

by Philip Gowman 28 November 2016
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The final Korean Sounds concert of the year brings some seasonal music into the programme: Korean Sounds – Christmas Concert Wednesday, 7 December 2016 – 7:30pm Hall Two | King’s Place | 90 York Way | London N1 9AG | www.kingsplace.co.uk Book tickets Daeung Baek Monggeumpo Taryeong for Five Instruments Byungki Hwang Soyeopsanbang for Geomungo […]

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Exhibition news: Hyemin Son + John Reardon — Flat Flat Shiny Cat, at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 26 November 2016
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The KCC’s final exhibition of 2016: Flat Flat Shiny Cat by Hyemin Son & John Reardon 2016 KCCUK Open Call II 1–22 December 2016 Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW | Main Entrance on Northumberland Avenue The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) presents Hyemin Son & John Reardon’s […]

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Event news: an introduction to the UK Exceptional Talent visa

by Philip Gowman 26 November 2016
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The KCC is hosting a talk aimed at a Korean-speaking audience on the UK’s Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa on 29 November. Full details on the KCC website.

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Exhibition news: Hwang Seontae — Between Light and Space, at Pontone Gallery

by Philip Gowman 25 November 2016
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News of Pontone Gallery’s December exhibition: Hwang Seontae: Between Light and Space 25 November – 24 December 2016 Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | www.pontonegallery.com Monday by appointment | Tues – Fri: 10am – 7pm | Sat: 11am – 7pm | Sun: 12pm – 6pm Hwang Seontae was born in South […]

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The KCC announces its 2017 Call for Artists

by Philip Gowman 20 November 2016
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The official Call for Artists for 2017: Call for Artists: 2017 KCCUK Open Call Submission Deadline: 16 December, 2016 Please send the application materials via email to kcc.projectteam1@gmail.com (Submissions by post will not be accepted) T +44(0)20 7004 2600 www.kccuk.org.uk The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is looking for artists of Korean origin to present […]

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Event news: the 1st Global North Korea Freedom Week

by Philip Gowman 10 November 2016
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News of next week’s Global North Korea Freedom Week, said to be the first, arrived in my inbox recently. Don’t ask me to interpret how the timetable below works. Perhaps a more accurate version can be found on the www.ifreenk.com website, but my mcaffee web filter won’t let me go there. 1st Global North Korea […]

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Event news: Under the Sun – Vitaly Mansky’s DPRK documentary screens at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 5 November 2016
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One of the rare occasions when KCC has hosted an event about North Korea: Screening event: Under the Sun Director: Vitaly Mansky (2015) Screening organised by Free NK Friday 18 November 2016, 7pm – 9pm Korean Culture Centre | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW Free entry but registration required via Eventbrite Description This movie screening […]

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Korean Horror Movies: A Different Perspective — at New Malden Library

by Philip Gowman 4 November 2016
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LKL friend and sometime contributor Colette Balmain will be presenting on the subject of K-horror next week. Ties in nicely with the female directors strand in the London Korean Film Festival. Korean Horror Movies: A Different Perspective New Malden Library, Kingston Road, New Malden, KT3 3LY 10th November 2016, 19:00 – 20:00 Free (Book in […]

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Seminar news: Ambassador Ra Jong-Yil on Jang Songtaek

by Philip Gowman 26 October 2016
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The London Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Science announces a keynote Guest Lecture. This is in addition to the Contemporary Korea Speaker Series that has already been announced. No registration is required. Son in Law of a Political Theocracy: The Rise and Fall of Jang Seongtaek Amb. Ra Jong-Yil Former Republic of Korea Ambassador to UK […]

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Event news: November talks hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea

by Philip Gowman 26 October 2016
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Please find below details of three APPG North Korea events for November. Unless otherwise stated, events are free, open to members of the public and are accessed via the Cromwell Green visitor entrance to the Houses of Parliament. North Korea’s Hidden Revolution November 2nd at 17:00 in Committee Room 20, the Houses of Parliament Jieun […]

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Exhibition news: Bae Joonsung, at Pontone Gallery

by Philip Gowman 24 October 2016
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Notice of an upcoming exhibition by one of Shine Artists’ regulars, Bae Joonsung: Bae Joonsung: The Costume of Painter – Still Life Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | www.pontonegallery.com 28 October – 20 November 2016 Monday by appointment | Tues – Fri: 10am – 7pm | Sat: 11am – 7pm […]

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Event news: Korean Cultural Day(s) at New Malden Methodist Church

by Philip Gowman 22 October 2016
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It was nice of someone to post this in the LKL Facebook group yesterday. Too late to provide much advance notice, but I’m posting it now for the archives. I hadn’t heard of the Association of Korean Communities in the UK before. This sort of event used to be sponsored by an organisation called the […]

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Event news: Art & Disaster-3D printing — artist talk

by Philip Gowman 18 October 2016
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News of an artist talk later this week at the KCC: Art & Disaster – 3D Printing Artist Talk at Korean Cultural Centre UK 2pm, 20th October 2016 Curated by Art&Disaster Co-organised by Space_BA421(Korea), 10AAA(UK) This is artist Talk with 4 artist Kang Jeauk (강제욱), Ha Seok Jun (하석준), Im Do One (임도원), Shin Kiwoun […]

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Exhibition news: Sun Ju Lee — assembly passage, at Willesden Green Library

by Philip Gowman 17 October 2016
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News of an exhibition in northwest London. PV is this Thursday. Sun Ju Lee: assembly passage Willesden Green Library | 95 High Road | Willesden | London NW10 2SF 14 October to 30 November 2016 Private view: 20 October 2016 6pm – 8pm Open to the public Monday to Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. […]

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Exhibition news: Kitty Jun-Im — Connected Moment, at Han Collection

by Philip Gowman 16 October 2016
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Notice of an upcoming exhibition at Han Collection (in the gallery space formerly occupied by Mokspace): Kitty Jun-Im: Connected Moment Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | 020 7637 8880 | www.hancollection.co.uk 21-29 October 2016 We are very much looking forward to our eagerly anticipated exhibtion of new paintings […]

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