Hong Young-in

Young In Hong’s KCC exhibition travels to Exeter, with variations: Young In Hong: The Moon’s Trick Exeter Phoenix | Bradninch Place | Gandy Street | Exeter EX4 3LS Fri 02 Mar 2018 – Sun 22 Apr 2018 | 10.30am – 5pm daily | free Exhibition Preview: Thu 1 March | 6-8pm | free A solo […]

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A Review of London Korean cultural year 2017

by Philip Gowman 1 January 2018
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It feels like it’s been an incredibly busy year, and as I come to write this review I realise that, much more so than in previous years, many of the things that have been memorable I haven’t had time to write about – and maybe won’t. I’ve written separately about the films it was possible […]

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Exhibition news: Young In Hong — The Moon’s Trick

by Events Editor 4 November 2017
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The KCC announces its final exhibition of 2017: Young In Hong — The Moon’s Trick Korean Cultural Centre UK, 21 November  – 30 December 2017 The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the UK of Young In Hong (b.1972), on view from November 21 through December 30, […]

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Young In Hong’s 5100: Pentagon

by Philip Gowman 10 June 2017
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Here are a few photos and a video from the two performances of Young In Hong’s work 5100: Pentagon on 4 June 2017 in the courtyard of the Royal Academy of Arts in Piccadilly. The performers were all volunteers, of whom fewer turned up than expected because of the terrorist incident in the London bridge […]

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Event news: 5100: Pentagon commemorates Gwangju in dance

by Events Editor 31 May 2017
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As part of Block Universe, a week-long festival of performance art held in venues across London, a new work by Young In Hong is inspired by Gwangju. 5100: Pentagon — Young In Hong Sunday, 4 June 2017, 3pm, duration 15 minutes. Sunday, 4 June 2017, 3.40pm, duration 15 minutes. Courtyard, Royal Academy of Arts | […]

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News of the visual arts programme as part of Korea/UK season 2017/18

by Philip Gowman 27 May 2017
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Back in February, the British Council announced the various cultural events taking place in Korea as part of the UK/Korea season of cultural exchange. The first of the reciprocal events, the launch of the Korea/UK season, took place in the V&A last week with the launch of the Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition, with the upcoming […]

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Exhibition visit: Young In Hong — In Her Dream, at the ICA

by Philip Gowman 9 February 2015
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An opulent table set for dinner, with rather unsettling ornaments, greets you in the ICA Theatre for the performance of Young In Hong’s piece In Her Dream. A solo cellist / vocalist starts playing slow arpeggios as four female dancers take their place at table, their eyes blindfolded in black veils. They take their veils […]

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Young In Hong: a new commission at the ICA for fig-2

by Events Editor 5 February 2015
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Korean artist Young In Hong is the 6th artist in fig-2, an artistic relay event at the ICA. According to their website, fig-2 is a revival of fig-1, which presented 50 exhibitions in 50 weeks. fig-1 was conceived and developed by Mark Francis and Jay Jopling in 2000. Fifteen years later, fig-2 brings together a programme […]

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Young In Hong in Delfina Foundation residency

by Events Editor 6 January 2015
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Young In Hong, along with Bona Park, is commencing a residency at Delfina Foundation, with support from Arts Council England: Young In Hong residency 6 January – 16 March 2015 Delfina Foundation | 29-31 Catherine Place | London SW1E 6DY | delfinafoundation.com Young In Hong is a South Korean artist living and working in London. […]

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The Hidden Cost of Prosperity – a brave and rewarding exhibition at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 15 June 2013
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Probably the bravest and among the most thought-provoking exhibitions that the KCC has hosted in its five year history is The Hidden Cost of Prosperity, a look at the darker side of the Miracle on the Han – the exploited underclass. The exhibition was one of the winners of the KCC’s Call for Curators, a […]

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The Hidden Cost of Prosperity – a winning curatorial project at the KCC

by Events Editor 29 April 2013
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In December last year Anna Miyoung Kim curated an evening of video art work investigating the darker side of Korea’s economic growth – and possibly of capitalism more widely – in an interesting project called The Shade of Prosperity. Apart from presenting a diverse range of short videos loosely based on a theme – rather […]

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The Global Archive – a group exhibition at Hanmi Gallery

by Events Editor 20 January 2013
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Hanmi Gallery’s 17th interim exhibition features work by Hong Young-in, among others: The Global Archive Tom Corby | Shazed Dawood | Young-In Hong | susan pui san lok 12 noon – 6pm Thursday 24 January – Saturday 9 February Hanmi Gallery | 30 Maple Street | London W1T 6HA www.hanmigallery.co.uk Hanmi Gallery is pleased to […]

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The Shade of Prosperity – Korean art film / video art at Rivington Place, Hoxton

by Events Editor 29 November 2012
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If you’ve seen Kim Ayoung‘s topical photo reconstructions before, or Hong Young-in‘s multicultural embroideries, you will be interested in seeing a new aspect to their work. Along with 3 other artsts – Kim Sejin, Kwon Hyewon and Japanese artist Saki Satom they are contributing to a collection of artistic films / video art in a […]

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Exhibition news: Maximum City at James Freeman Gallery

by Events Editor 5 October 2012
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Hong Young-in, who has exhibited a number of times in London over the years – including at Korean Eye in 2010 – has a new show at James Freeman Gallery: Maximum City Suhasini Kejriwal & Young In Hong 12 October – 10 November 2012 A publication with a text by Ole Hagen will accompany the […]

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Korean Eye: anything but ordinary

by Jennifer Barclay 14 July 2010
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Jennifer Barclay pays a quick visit to the varied exhibition of contemporary Korean art at the Saatchi Gallery Korean Eye was founded by David Ciclitira, who became a fan of contemporary Korean art when visiting South Korea on business, and decided to bring an exhibition to the UK for the first time last year. As […]

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Saatchi Gallery unveils Korean Eye round 2: Fantastic Ordinary

by Events Editor 20 June 2010
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The big budget, big venue contemporary Korean art show returns. Artists showing are a mixture of the established and the up-and-coming: Bae Chan Hyo | Gwon Osang | Jeon Joon Ho | Kim Dong Yoo | Park Eun Young | Bae Joon Sung | Hong Young In | Ji Yong Ho | Kim Hyunsoo | […]

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Contemporary Korean Art in London: seminar and gallery talk

by Events Editor 24 September 2009
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In conjunction with their current exhibition, Double Encounter, I-MYU is holding a seminar and gallery talk with a diverse panel of presenters: the artist, a gallery director, and a hopelessly out-of-his-depth blogger trying not to sound too much like a pseud. The event is on 1 October at I-MYU’s space, 23 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A […]

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