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July events 2008

Free Words evening
Francesca Cho’s installation at the Free Words exhibition

Here’s what I know about so far:


  • Dulsori participates in the Henley Festival, 9-13 July
  • The Korean Food Festival takes place in New Malden, 12 July
  • The Edinburgh Fringe starts, with lots of Korean participation, from 30 July
  • The London Festival of Architecture continues until 20 July, with the Seoul: World Design City exhibition at the KCC

Visual Arts

  • Sea-hyun Lee continues at the Union Gallery, till 5 July
  • Secondary Sensation continues at I-MYU, till 7 July
  • Francesca Cho displays a new installation in Mayfair public library, 16-31 July
  • Psycho Buildings continues all month at the Hayward Gallery, with input from Suh Do-ho.
  • 17 – 20 July Shin Meekyoung demonstrates her soap sculptures at Waterperry House, Oxfordshire, part of Art in Action




  • In a 12-week story-line that’s as top secret as what’s probably still going on at Yongbyon, Seok-Ha Hwang appears in BBC1’s Holby City as a North Korean, from Tuesday 8 July.

Lectures at the KCC


  • 17 July – Floating Water perform ID, or maybe it’s the other way round, at the KCC

Let me know what I’ve missed. Thanks in particular to Claire for the hot tip about Holby City, and to the KCC for giving me advance notice of their events list.