This must be the first month in the history of this website when there are no known Korean movie screenings in the next 30 days. Time to catch up on your DVD collections or online watchlist.
- At SOAS:
- Kim Seung-hee talks on the subject of Melancholia and Mourning in Modern Korean Poetry on 1 December;
- There’s a session on Korean LGBTQ and diaspora identity on the same day.
- The BAKS / SOAS conference on North Korea and North-East Asian security is on 2 December, followed by the BAKS AGM;
- Won Hyung Joon gives a talk on Music Diplomacy on the Korean peninsula on 8 December
- Kim Yong-ik’s I believe my works are still valid is on at Spike Island in Bristol until 17 December;
- While you’re in Bristol, Hong Young-in has a performance at Spike Island on 9 December;
- Her solo show, The Moon’s Trick, is at the KCC all month;
- Ceramic artists Kim Juree and Neil Brownsword are holding open studio at the V+A on 6 and 9 December;
- Jewyo Rhii’s The Day 3, Walls and Barbed is at Amanda Wilkinson Gallery all month. Her collaboration with Jihyun Jung, Dawn Breaks, is at The Showroom off Edgware Road from 8 December;
- Lee Sunju’s Enfolded Surface is at The Muse gallery until Christmas Eve.
- The V+A still has its Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition
- Ongals, the Babbling Comedians, are at Soho Theatre for the Christmas season from 4 December;
- The London Korean Choral Society performs on 9 December;
- The final Korean Sounds concert of the series, on the theme of Dance, is on 13 December;
- Baek MinJung has a piano recital at Guildhall School on 15 December.
And watch out for news of the Kim Aeran essay contest.