Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung: Dawn Breaks

News of the next exhibition in the Korea/UK Season 2017-2018: Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung: Dawn Breaks Friday 8 December 2017 – Saturday 27 January 2018 Preview: Thursday 7 December 2017, 6.30–8.30pm, with a series of performances introducing the project The Showroom | 63 Penfold Street | London NW8 8PQ | www.theshowroom.org Wednesday – Saturday, […]

American Hwangap by Lloyd Suh at Typhoon 2017

A staged play reading presented by Yellow Earth Theatre: American Hwangap – by Lloyd Suh Sun 26th Nov 3:00pm Typhoon EAST Rich Mix | 35 Bethnal Green Rd | London E1 6LA Tickets from Rich Mix website Directed by Louise Mai Newberry Hwangap /huːæŋɡæp/ noun – a milestone signifying the completion of the Eastern Zodiac […]

Jewyo Rhii & Jihyun Jung in conversation with Je Yun Moon

In advance of the exhibition Dawn Breaks, Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung will be in conversation with curator Je Yun Moon (Korean Cultural Centre UK) at the ArtReview Bar. This talk is organised in collaboration with Amanda Wilkinson Gallery which is presenting Jewyo Rhii’s solo exhibition The Day 3, Walls and Barbed from 18 November […]

Seminar: Queer Korean Trans & Diaspora Dissident Identity

News of a student-organised seminar at SOAS: Seminar: Queer Korean Trans & Diaspora Dissident Identity 1 December at 17:00–19:00 SOAS, S113 of the Senate House (Paul Webley Wing) building Hosted by Queer Asia and SOAS North Korea Society Registration required via Eventbrite Check the event’s Facebook page for updates How do bodies, borders, queer, and […]

OB seem to be getting their money’s worth

Who knows how much Gordon Ramsay is getting paid to be brand ambassador for Oriental Brewery’s Cass lager. But he’s certainly getting their brand into the news, at least in the English language press, both in the UK and Korea. His current promotional tour to Korea, coinciding with his filming of an episode of Please Take […]

On reading Han Kang’s White Book by the pool

In general, I tend not to read much literary fiction. If I’m reading stuff which is unrelated to Korea, it’s likely to be either non-fiction or easy reading – a detective story or something reasonably lightweight. When it comes to Korea-related reading, until relatively recently the balance has again been in favour of non-fiction. But […]

Asian Sounds Project inside Thames Tunnel

Jihye Kim, Beibei Wang and Belle Chen perform in a pretty unusual location: Asian Sound Project: Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, Earth Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 7:30pm £10 full price / £5 student or concession Brunel Museum | Railway Avenue | Rotherhithe | London SE16 4LF More information: http://www.brunel-museum.org.uk/events/asian-sound-project-metal-wood-water-fire-earth/ Alcoholic drinks and light […]