Here are the February events we know of thus far.
- The KCC’s exhibition of young Korean artists, Now X Here, finishes on 2 February
- Soon Yul Kang’s Spiritual Journey continues at MokSpace until 18 February.
- High Resolutions, featuring photos of the Mass Games, continues at Atlas Gallery until 16 February.
- HADA Contemporary has a group show featuring Kim Hyunjun, Kim Younghun and Han Jisoc starting 7 February.
- Purdy Hicks has a show featuring new work by Bae Chan-hyo starting 27 February
- Inspired by Nature, the Traditional Cosmetics of Korea, is the KCC’s next exhibition, starting 19 February.
- Hopefully the big 4482 group show will return to the Bargehouse later in the month.
- Boy band Teen Top / Tin Tap perform at the Forum, Islington on 8 February
- Joo Yeon Sir performs the Schnittke Violin Concerto at the Royal College of Music on 14 February.
- The Anglo-Korean Society Diners meet on 7 February opposite Sadlers Wells. (http://anglokoreansociety.org.uk/)
- Chinese New Year will be celebrated by the K-pop team in Leadenhall Market Saturday Night 9 February. Or there will be something a bit more traditional at the Kingston Environment Centre earlier that evening
Talks and Seminars
- SOAS seminars this month are on 1 Feb (“Request Trade” between Korea and Japan), 8 Feb (Neo-Liberalism and the Strengthening of the Korean State) and 22 Feb (The body, territory and national identity in “stories about Kubo” by Pak T’ae-wǒn, Ch’oe In-hun and Chu In-sǒk)
- The Daiwa Foundation has a seminar on The Korean Peninsula Tensions and the Role of Other Powers, 26 Feb.
- Kiejo Sarsfield’s cookery classes are on 16 and 23 February. Contact kiejosarsfied at hotmail dot co dot uk for more information.
- Kimchi Cult’s residency at the Black Heart in Camden finishes on 16 February
- Antonia Mochan’s Kimchi Project will continue at venues to be specified.
- South Korea take on Croatia at Craven Cottage on 6 February.
- The Moon So-ri series continues with Peppermint Candy on 14 February and an as yet unannounced feature on 28 February.
- Kim So-yong’s For Ellen (her first English language film?) previews at the BFI on 11 February
- Kim Ji-woon’s Hollywood debut The Last Stand is at Odeon West End at the moment, but maybe won’t stay around for long given the reviews it’s been getting.
- Park Chan-wook’s Hollywood debut Stoker gets a preview at the BFI on 27 Feb. There are still a few tickets left.