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February events 2019

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The big series of events this month is the season of colonial era Korean film at the BFI Southbank and KCC. Also this month is the official launch of the Heritage Lottery Fund supported Kimjang project.

Seollal is on 5 February.


  • The KCC’s current exhibition, curated jointly with Delfina Foundation, and at both locations, is Power Play, featuring British and Korean artists who have benefited from residencies at Delfina.
  • Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction is open for submissions. Donate to charity without touching your bank balance by harnessing the power of a Korean folk custom. Intrigued? Join the experiment!
  • Jukhee Kwon is in the group show Present Moment, at October Gallery, till 13 Feb
  • Hanna Moon is in the duo show English as a Second Language, at Somerset House till the end of April
  • Terry Ryu Kim is in Touching Distance, at Exposed Arts Projects
  • Soon Yul Kang’s dialogue is at the Menuhin Hall till 15 Feb
  • Suh Doho’s installation is still near Liverpool Street Station, but Lee Ufan’s installation outside Serpentine Gallery should have been taken down by now.
  • Yunchul Kim is in Broken Symmetries at FACT, Livepool
  • Albermarle is having a celebratory exhibition in its new home, Pontone Gallery, from 7 Feb, including works by Bae Joonsung.



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Also check the upcoming events list and the Google Calendar for updates, and let me know via the contact form if I’ve missed anything.

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