Kang Ik-joong’s Floating Dreams: the stories

As Kang Ik-joong said of his installation on the Thames: his motive in collecting drawings from the North Koreans displaced by the Korean War was actually to collect their stories. Here are some of those stories, as shared on the Totally Thames website. Park Yun Ok (age 95) http://totallythames.org/blog/floating-dreams-one-dream-many-stories “My name is Park Yun Ok. […]

Event news: Cyrano Agency and Fasten Your Seatbelt are October’s screenings at the KCC

The two final screenings at the KCC before we get to the London Korean Film Festival bring to an end the season of movies which look at Korean humour. Cyrano Agency (시라노;연애조작단) Director: Kim Hyeon-seok, 2010, 117 mins Cast: Uhm Tae-woong, Lee Min-jung, Park Shin-hye, Daniel Choi 13 Oct 16 7:00 pm Named after the well-known French drama Cyrano […]

Jungki Beak in Delfina Foundation residency

Jungki Beak is the second Korean artist to have a residency at the Delfina Foundation in a programme supported by SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation. Jungki Beak residency 26 September — 18 December 2016 Delfina Foundation | 29-31 Catherine Place | London SW1E 6DY | delfinafoundation.com Driven by an interest in religion, Eastern philosophy, and […]

British artist at sea with Hanjin Shipping

Winning a residency programme is often a milestone in a young artist’s career. When Royal College of Art MA sculpture student Rebecca Moss won a residency programme from Vancouver’s Access Gallery, that sounded like a huge opportunity. The residency, entitled 23 Days at Sea, involves sailing in a container ship from Vancouver to Shanghai – […]