UK/Korea Creative Futures

It seems wrong to be posting details of events in the Autumn when summer has only just started, but I’m a great believer in being able to plan your diary a couple of months in advance, and there’s lots here that you will want to come along to. K-Music 2017: Full Programme Announced 15 September […]

{ 0 comments }

Event news: London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea

by Events Editor 15 June 2017
Thumbnail image for Event news: London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea

As part of KOREA/UK 2017-18, the London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea offers day-long family festival and then an evening K-Pop concert at Olympia on 8 July. London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea Olympia London | Hammersmith Road | Kensington | London W14 8UX Saturday 8 July 2017, 11am – 10pm Both daytime […]

Read the full article →

Korea focus in Greenwich & Docklands International Festival

by Events Editor 15 June 2017
Thumbnail image for Korea focus in Greenwich & Docklands International Festival

One of the first performance arts projects of Korea/UK 2017-2018 is a focus on Korean performers at this month’s Greenwich + Docklands International Festival – “London’s leading festival of free outdoor performing arts (theatre, dance, and street arts), an annual 9/10-day celebration of extraordinary outdoor events that transform people’s lives.” Three acts perform in the Greenwich […]

Read the full article →

Do Ho Suh in one-night-only installation for Art Night

by Events Editor 12 June 2017
Thumbnail image for Do Ho Suh in one-night-only installation for Art Night

For last year’s Art Night, Koo Jeong-a gave an upgrade to a disused underground station. This year, Do Ho Suh will take over Hawksmoor’s masterpiece with video installations from his recent show Passages. He is also working on a very special Art Night new commission to be unveiled later in the year as part of […]

Read the full article →

Event news: Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive

by Events Editor 30 May 2017
Thumbnail image for Event news: Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive

We’re really looking forward to this exploration of the 60s and 70s avant-garde. It promises to be challenging, but hopefully rewarding too. Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive Korean Cultural Centre UK, 1-3 Strand, London, WC2N 5BW Dates: 27 June – 19 August 2017 The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is pleased to announce Rehearsals […]

Read the full article →

Event news: panel talk on poetry translation

by Events Editor 28 May 2017
Thumbnail image for Event news: panel talk on poetry translation

In conjunction with the collaborative event between South Korean and British poets on 3 June, the KCCUK is hosting a discussion on the topic of literary translation. Panel Talk: A talk on literary translation and poetry in particular Date/Time: Friday 2nd June 2017 6:30pm Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK Free Admission. RSVP required to KCCUK […]

Read the full article →

News of the visual arts programme as part of Korea/UK season 2017/18

by Philip Gowman 27 May 2017
Thumbnail image for News of the visual arts programme as part of Korea/UK season 2017/18

Back in February, the British Council announced the various cultural events taking place in Korea as part of the UK/Korea season of cultural exchange. The first of the reciprocal events, the launch of the Korea/UK season, took place in the V&A last week with the launch of the Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition, with the upcoming […]

Read the full article →

Exhibition news: Contemporary Korean Ceramics, at the V+A

by Events Editor 19 May 2017
Thumbnail image for Exhibition news: Contemporary Korean Ceramics, at the V+A

I rashly said yesterday morning that I thought that the upcoming Korean / British poetry collaboration coming up in June was the first London event in the UK/Korea Creative Futures 2017/18 programme. I was wrong. It was announced last night at the V&A that their Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition, which opens today, is officially the […]

Read the full article →

Event news: Beyond Words – South Korean + British poets in collaboration

by Events Editor 18 May 2017
Thumbnail image for Event news: Beyond Words – South Korean + British poets in collaboration

To my knowledge this is the first London-based event in the UK/Korea Creative Futures programme 2017-18. Beyond Words: South Korean & British poets in collaboration Saturday 3rd June 2017, 7.30pm – Free Entrance Rich Mix Venue Two | 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd | London E1 6LA | www.richmix.org.uk A dynamic new collaborative project featuring new works of […]

Read the full article →

UK/Korea Creative Futures is launched

by Philip Gowman 20 February 2017
Thumbnail image for UK/Korea Creative Futures is launched

Here is the official announcement from the British Council of the collaboration with Korea over the next two years: British Council announces UK/KOREA Creative Futures 2017 London, 20 February 2017. The British Council today officially launched UK/KOREA Creative Futures 2017, a year-long celebration of the long-standing relationship between the UK and Korea which will see […]

Read the full article →