Kim Ayoung (김아영)

Insadong, Seoul, 6 May 2018. There is never a shortage of things to do in Seoul. For the final weekend of my 2017 Korea trip I had not scheduled anything other than a couple of dinner engagements. I could easily have done nothing apart from hanging out in my new favourite coffee shop. Their fresh salads […]

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2014 Travel Diary day 10: two art museums and a reality show

by Philip Gowman 15 June 2014
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In which we have our customary day visiting the contemporary art museums. Eulji-ro, Seoul, Sunday 15 June, 9am. For the first time in recent memory I haven’t scheduled in a trip to the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Gwacheon this visit. And that’s because, since the last visit, the big construction project on […]

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Expo visit: Crystallise and other media art at KBEE

by Philip Gowman 9 November 2013
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It was a shame that there were only two days to enjoy the product of the huge amount of investment – both financial and in terms of time and effort – that went into the creation of KBEE 2013 and its associated events. The basement of Billingsate is a perfect venue for video art: huge […]

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Crystallize: New Media Art Lab Korea & UK

by Events Editor 12 October 2013
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Sharing space with the Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo is an interesting media art show featuring British and Korean artists: Crystallize: New Media Art Lab Korea & UK Crystallize is a 3 day laboratory and exposition of international artists situated in the 1,000m² vault space that lies beneath the trade floor of the Korea Brand […]

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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 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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When I spoke its name, it came to me and became a flower: Korean group show in Paris

by Events Editor 31 March 2012
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News of a group exhibition of Korean artists in a Paris home. Ring before you go. “When I spoke its name, it came to me and became a flower” Sunhee Choi and Jari Lager are pleased to invite you to this group exhibition Private View: Saturday, 31 March 2012, from 19.00 onwards 7 Rue Gustave […]

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Down the road of Globalisation: group show at St Martin-in-the-Fields

by Events Editor 18 July 2010
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Details of a group exhibition opening in the St Martin-in-the-Fields crypt starting on Monday: Down the road of Globalisation Artists: Tina Hage, Ayoung Kim, Jörg Obergfell, Beltran Obregon, Yo Okada, Gunwoo Shin, Hyemin Son Curator: Anna Miyoung Kim (www.annaartproject.co.uk) Venue: Crypt Gallery, St. Martin-in-the-Fields church, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 4JJ Date: 19th Jul 2010 – […]

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Kim Ayoung in the Summer Exhibition

by Philip Gowman 21 June 2010
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This is the first year I've noticed Korean work in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Kim Ayoung won a British Institution Award from the Royal Academy of Arts for her Crop of Dope to Help My Kids, 26 May 2008 http://bit.ly/HoRSCk # Keywords: Event tags: RA Summer Exhibition Artists: Kim Ayoung (김아영)

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Exhibition visit: 53 young Korean artists at the Bargehouse

by Philip Gowman 15 March 2010
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Fifty three young Korean artists in one place, 2010’s 4482 exhibition is its third and biggest ever incarnation. The initiative’s name is drawn from the UK’s and South Korea’s international dialling codes (+44 and +82 respectively) and focuses on young Korean artistic talent based in the London area. In many cases the artists are students, […]

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4482 [SASAPARI] Utopia / Dystopia: A Palace with Contemporary Views

by Events Editor 18 February 2010
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Now in its third year, 4482 [SASAPARI] is the annual showcase for Korean contemporary artists living and working in London. In 2010, subtitled Utopia/ Dystopia: A Palace with Contemporary Views, it presents the latest work from 53 artists in the cavernous Bargehouse building on the South Bank. In the art world’s continual search for the […]

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Ways of Seeing at I-MYU

by Events Editor 5 January 2010
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I-MYU’s 2010 exhibition season starts with a two-parter curated by Gunwoo Shin, who is also one of the participating artists. Ways of Seeing Part I: Opening reception : 7th January 2010 6-8pm 7 – 27 January 2010 Heena Kim | Jihye Park | Jung-Ouk Hong | Soonhak Kwon | Tina Hage Part II: Opening reception […]

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Supervisions at the KCC

by Events Editor 2 December 2009
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Notice of the Cultural Centre’s latest exhibition. Supervisions: UK Korean Artists Exhibition Dates: 4 December 2009 – 6 February 2010 CHUNG Daun | CHUNG Jae Yeon | HONG Kiwon | HONG Kyu | HONG Seung-pyo | JEE Mina | KANG Sangbin | KIM A Young | KIM Hwang | KIM Hyo Myoung | LEE Kyu-seon […]

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Kim Ayoung: Ephemera at I-MYU

by Events Editor 25 July 2009
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Notice of I-MYU’s current show, featuring one of LKL’s favourite photographer-artists: Ayoung Kim: Ephemera 24 July – 15 August 2009 Returning to the Scene of the Crime Review by Lucy Soutter (2008) Weegee was the first photographic ambulance chaser, the first to get his hands on a police radio and follow its calls through the […]

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Korean Eye: Moon Generation at the Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 16 June 2009
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News of a big Korean contemporary art exhibition in a high profile gallery, with lots of big name artists, many of whom will be familiar to gallery-frequenters in London. I’ll do a proper article shortly, but in the meanwhile, here’s the official notice: EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE KOREA’S PREMIER CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON […]

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The Birth of the YKABs (Young Korean Artists in Britain)!

by Beccy Kennedy 21 October 2008
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‘4482: Korean Contemporary Artists London’ exhibition, 16th – 19th October. Seminar, ‘How to promote Korean Art Abroad,’ 18th October 2008. Both at Bargehouse, Southwark. Report by Beccy Kennedy Take forty contemporary artists, a fervent independent curator, an unexpected art space, four floors of art works in throngs of media and genres, and a thriving spot […]

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