As summer comes to an end, it’s time for the K-Music festival, which has some really good things this year. But there’s plenty else going on too. Note also the list includes events in Bristol, Wigan, Farnham and Hull.
- In Kingston Museum, two exhibitions are on show throughout the month:
- The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner, Seung Ae Lee, has a solo show at Marlborough Fine Art, 5 – 9 September
- Soon Yul Kang’s solo show, Between heart & Mind, is at Han Collection 19 -30 September
- Solo shows by Kim Yong-ik, the KCC’s 2017 Artist of the Year, open at the KCC on 25 September and Spike Island, Bristol, on 30 September.
- The exhibition of Contemporary Korean Ceramics continues at the V+A.
- In Wigan, North Korea, An Exploration is on show 1 – 27 September, with an associated talk on 27 September.
- In Hull, One Day, Maybe, a work inspired by Gwangju, is on all month as part of the City of Culture programme of events.
- KARD’s “Wild Kard” tour comes to London, 1 September.
- The 2017 K-music festival kicks off with the following concerts this month:
- G-Dragon is performing in Birmingham and London, 23/24 September.
- Joo Yeon Sir performs in Karl Jenkin’s The Armed Man, 29 September.
- Factory Girl by Yangson Project starts its UK tour at Farnham Maltings on 28 September.
- The final London Korean Film Festival teaser is Jung Byung-gil’s The Villainess, 11 September, when the programme of the festival will also be unveiled.
- The British Korean Society combines with the Economist Intelligence Unit for a talk on 6 September
- The Kingston Korean Festival is on 16 September
- September’s Korean Literature Night at the KCC looks at Hwang Jungeun’s 100 Shadows, 27 September.
- The first SOAS seminar of the Autumn season is Reimagining the Self: North Korean Multiple Migrants’ Remaking Time and Place in Contemporary Japan, 29 September.