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September events 2011

Han Hyang Lim, Mountain entering spring (2003)
Han Hyang Lim, Mountain entering spring (2003). Mixed clay body – at the V&A

Summer’s over, Chuseok approaches. Must mean it’s time for the Thames Festival.

Events for September are as follows:

Exhibitions

Last chance to see

Almost last chance to see

New this month

  • From the Corner Window – a group show at St-Martin-in-the-Fields (5-11 September)
  • Artists at Work: Process Recorded – a live show at the KCC featuring one artist per day (14-24 September)

And probably relevant

Film

  • The KCC’s films this month are Take Care of My Cat (Jeong Jae-eun, 2001) and Rolling Home With a Bull (Yim Soon-rye, 2010) on 8 and 22 September.

Talks and classes

  • There’s a Formula 1 Fan Forum at the KCC on 5 September
  • SOAS’s first evening seminar of the term is Censoring the Mind and Hand: Competing Literary Orthodoxies in Eighteenth-Century Korea on 8 September, 5pm
  • There’s a lunchtime gallery talk at the V&A by the curator of the contemporary ceramics exhibition on 28 September
  • Kiejo Sarsfield‘s cookery classes are 3, 10 and 17 September. Contact kiejosarsfield at hotmail dot co dot uk for details
  • The Korean Artists Association have their monthly meeting on 3 September at the KCC from 2pm with a talk by Lee Key-hyung on the use of CGI in movies. Contact koreanartuk at gmail dot com to reserve your place

Music

Social and get-togethers

The Chuseok Festival

  • AKS Members are reminded to sign up for the Chuseok reception on 15 September
  • And finally, but definitely not least, Korea celebrates Chuseok at the Thames Festival, 10-11 September with Taekwondo, a Gayageum Orchestra, top clowns and more.

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