A brief tour of the Korean galleries at Art 14

Korean artists and galleries put on a good show at Art14, and got plenty of attention from the press. Time Out spotted (they were hard to miss) Choi Jeong-hwa’s huge collection of colourful pieces which looked like giant hubble-bubbles, installed at Hong Kong’s Pearl Lam Galleries. Also recommended in the same article was 43 Inverness […]

Korean artists and galleries at Art14

As an addendum and recap to my post of last December, here are the galleries I know of who will be presenting Korean artists at Art14 (28 Feb – 2 Mar at Olympia Grand): Section Gallery Artists (if announced) London First 43 Inverness Street (London) Kim Ha-young, Oak Jungho Choi & Lager (Cologne) Lee Seahyun, […]

K-Music: Uhuhboo Project + Pere Ubu at Scala, 16 June

K-film followers may know Uhuhboo Project (어어부 프로젝트) from the soundtrack of Park Chan-wook’s short film Night Fishing and his earlier feature Sympathy for Mr Vengeance, and the Project’s Baik Hyunjhin was in town last year for a performance at his solo art show at 43 Inverness Street. Uhuhboo was founded by Baik together with […]

Baek Hyun-jhin’s Time of Reflection and other recent music links

Some recent music links: The Guardian continues its series on the North Korean music scene: Pyongyang goes pop http://bit.ly/gIQhx1 # RT @indiefulrok: Don’t know who all of those Korean Music Awards 2011 winners were? Find out here: http://t.co/nIotYeD #kindie # via @refresh_daemon: So glad that Baik Hyunjhin took some time to reflect. init_music: 백현진 – […]

Kimchi juice: the art medium of the future

I went to the “Give me Shelter” exhibition at the Union Gallery one lunchtime this week, as it’s only 15 minutes walk from my office. I’ll be going back again. Possibly the easiest works to relate to are the biggest and the smallest. Hyungkoo Lee‘s skeletal coyote and roadrunner occupied a whole room, atmospherically lit. […]