Slice – group show at Hanmi Gallery from 7 December

News of Hanmi Gallery’s December exhibition. If like me you missed Choi Eun-sook’s exhibition at Mokspace recently, here’s another chance to see her work. Slice EXHIBITION 7 – 14 DEC PREVIEW 6 DEC, 6-9PM Hanmi Gallery | 30 Maple Street London W1T 6HA | www.hanmigallery.co.uk Hanmi Gallery is pleased to announce its 27th Interim Exhibition, […]

Exhibition visit: The Others, at Hanmi Gallery

The current group show at Hanmi Gallery, entitled The Others, features artists who “question the nature of individuality, solitude and the unreal in a group setting. Rather than work to a strict theme, these ʻOthersʼ present what is individual and personal to them, from dreams to questions of ontology and the fear of death.” Movie […]

HADA’s seasonal group show: Homo Utopicus

HADA Contemporary takes us into the festive season with a celebratory group show featuring works by Min Jungyeon, Jeong Yunkyung, Kim Younghun, Han Jisoc, Park Seungmo and Kim Jiseon. Homo Utopicus Group Exhibition 5 December 2013 – 31 January 2014 www.hadacontemporary.com, 21 VYNER STREET | LONDON | E2 9DG Wednesday – Friday: 11am – 6pm, […]

LSESU Korea Political and Economic Forum 2013

Coming up this Saturday at LSE’s Hong Kong theatre: the LSE’s third Korean Political and Economic forum, focusing on the hallyu and mobile contents. Of special interest will be the talk by Yun Sukho, director of the famous TV drama Winter Sonata, one of the first big hallyu hits in Japan. The first, political, session […]

Conference report: ROK-UK Forum on Peaceful Unification of Korea and Human Rights in North Korea

Thanks to guest contributor Sinae Hong for this report from the conference earlier this week. The ROK-UK Forum on Peaceful Unification of Korea and Human Rights in North Korea was held at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel on Friday 19th November, 2013. The Cromwell Suite was full with well over 150 people, from British Veterans of […]

The Flavours of Korea at the Intercontinental

The Intercontinental in Park Lane has shipped over Executive Chef Bae from its sister hotel in Seoul for a week of showcasing Korean food in its Cookbook Cafe: Flavours of Korea 22nd – 30th November 2013 While many Londoners are discovering the delights of Kimchee and BBQ, Executive Chef Bae of Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, […]

Jieun Kim and the three Ws

Jason Verney of Native Nomad Pictures and miniminimovie.com has done a nice mini-documentary of Jieun Kim’s Serendipity exhibition and workshop at Mokspace in the early part of September this year: Check out Jason’s Vimeo channel here: http://vimeo.com/channels/jasonverney/

The KAA’s 합 Collaboration exhibition at the KCC: photos of some of the work

The KAA’s excellent 합, 合, Collaboration exhibition has now been reviewed over on koreanartists.co.uk. Here are some photos from the exhibition, with text from the exhibition catalogue. Photos by LKL, except where credited otherwise. Click on the thumbnails for a bigger version of the image. Kang Soon-yul My entry for this exhibition is based on […]

NLCS Jeju featured in the Telegraph

This week the Daily Telegraph featured the Jeju campus of North London Collegiate School: a piece of Stanmore in Seogwipo. The boarding school has now been running for two years. You can’t help but be inspired by the enjoyment, enthusiasm and confidence of the students, even though they are being taught in what, to them, […]

Kim Minae’s playful disruptions, at HADA Contemporary

Kim Minae is best known for her puzzling structures: painstakingly constructed, they are concrete, purposeful-looking objects. But on second glance the objects clearly have no useful function. Thus, the strange skeletal telescope that was displayed at Futures Futures Future reflected your own eyeball back at you. In her group show at the National Museum of […]

The President’s City Banquet

For the last night of her State Visit to the United Kingdom, President Park attended a banquet at the Guildhall in the City of London as a guest of the Lord Mayor – in one of his last official duties before passing on his responsibilities to the new Lord Mayor two days later. Over seven […]