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May events 2024

May events 2024 - a collage of images illustrating some of the events
Clockwise from top left: Jaha Koo’s Haribo Kimchi | Min Jin Lee | Festival of Korean Dance | a flanged ritual bowl by Shin Chul

May is getting very busy, making up for the slow three months we’ve had since the end of January. Highlights include the Festival of Korean Dance, Min Jin Lee in Cambridge, a return visit by Jaha Koo with his historically-aware talking rice cookers, and London Craft Week.

Live performance


  • Jaejun Lee’s solo show The Blue in Pots is at Contemporary Ceramics, 2 – 25 May
  • For London Craft Week, both Soluna Fine Craft and Lloyd Choi Gallery feature a number of Korean craftspeople at Cromwell Place, 15 – 19 May
  • Haein Jum’s exhibition Mountainous Mothers is in Studio 3, Peckham Levels, until 3 May
  • Shin Chul’s solo ceramics exhibition, Objects of Propriety, is at Han Collection until 11 May
  • Young In Hong’s solo exhibition, Five Acts, is at Bristol’s Spike Island until 5 May
  • Choi Jeong-hwa’s group show When Forms Come Alive is at the Hayward Gallery until 6 May
  • The Delight media art experience is in Borough Market until 26 May
  • The KCC’s new exhibition, 26, Your Korean Words, spotlights the words added to the OED a couple of years ago

Special events

Book talks and conferences


  • It’s Korean food month at Westminster Kingsway College, with the Vincent Rooms featuring Korean food 7-10 May and Korean cookery workshops 4/11/18 May


Publications expected

Let me know what books or events I’ve missed.

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