As part of the K-arts stream of All Eyes on Korea, Ralph Rugoff will be giving a talk on contemporary Korean arts at the KCC on Friday 13th July. There’s a rumour that Kim Beom, whose exhibition starts at the Hayward Gallery Project Space the following week will also be part of the evening. Not to be missed.
Eyes on Korea – a lecture by Ralph Rugoff
The Director of Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre
Friday, 13 July 2012, 19:00
The Korean Cultural Centre UK
Celebrating Korean culture festival All Eyes On Korea, the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) will be hosting a lecture on contemporary Korean art by Ralph Rugoff, the Director of Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre as a part of Global Korea lecture series.
Relating to recent Korean artists Choi Jeong Hwa’s outdoor installation ‘Time After Time (2012)’ and Lee Bul’s lecture in Wide Open School ‘From Me, Belongs To You Only’ at the Southbank Centre and the previous exhibitions at the Hayward Gallery, Ralph Rugoff will talk about his experiences in curating Korean artists. He also formerly curated Suh Do Ho’s artwork at Hayward Gallery as a part of ‘Psycho Buildings: Artists take on Architecture (2008), and had a lecture on ‘Public Art: Temporary Public Projects in Art Museums,’ in which Choi Jeong Hwa also participated.
With his experience as an expert in contemporary art, his lecture will offer a unique insight into the series of exhibitions at Hayward Gallery as well as providing forum for young artists who are on the cusp of entering into the global art scene.
Since 2006, Ralph Rugoff has been Director of the Hayward Gallery, in London. As a curator he has organized numerous exhibitions including The Painting of Modern Life (2007), Psycho Buildings: Artists Take on Architecture (2008), Anthony Gormley: Blind Light (2007). In 2006, he was awarded the Ordway Prize for achievements in curating and criticism.
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