Kim Beom (김범)

In previous years, the Venice Biennale has featured a number of Korea-related shows as collateral events scattered around the islands, giving a dedicated visitor the opportunity to walk through the backstreets and explore the vaporetto network while enjoying new artworks. In 2013 most of the Korean artists were gathered together in one place, in an […]

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Who is Alice? – MMCA’s Biennale Collateral event

by Events Editor 29 May 2013
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The Venice Biennale always has some Korean artists participating in collateral events, but this is the first time I can think of that there has been a major government-sponsored initiative. This special exhibition features works from the permanent collection of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Exhibition announcement courtesy of the MMCA. Who […]

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Exhibition visit: Kim Beom’s School of Inversion

by Philip Gowman 30 August 2012
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Kim Beom is known for his videos of very serious Korean TV newsreaders, their newscasts chopped into a thousand pieces and spliced back together word by word to create nonsense stories. Londoners were introduced to his work back in 2006 as part of the Asia House group show Through the Looking Glass and Untitled (News) […]

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Kim Beom: The School of Inversion at the Hayward Gallery

by Events Editor 10 July 2012
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While the KCC holds a two-month long exhibition in Grand Buildings, a parallel exhibition is at the Hayward Gallery Project Space, also as part of All Eyes on Korea, the 100 day festival of Korean culture linked to the Olympics: Kim Beom: The School of Inversion Hayward Project Space, Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre 17 July […]

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Uncovering Wonderland

by Beccy Kennedy 5 December 2006
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Review of the Asia House exhibition by Beccy Kennedy The multi-storey, multi-story exhibition of contemporary Korean art at Asia House, Through the Looking Glass, provides a multi-faceted Korean art experience, in terms of the media used and the themes approached by the artists. Independent curator, Jiyoon Lee, uses the looking glass as an audience-friendly metaphor […]

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Exhibition news: Through the Looking Glass, at Asia House

by Events Editor 15 November 2006
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A major exhibition with associated events, as part of Think Korea 2006: Through the Looking Glass 23rd November 2006 – 3rd March 2007 (Monday to Saturday, 10am – 6pm) ASIA HOUSE 63 New Cavendish Street , London W1G 7LP (0207 307 5454) Press View: 22 November, 10am – 12pm Opening Reception: 22 November, 6.30pm – […]

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Exhibition news: Enclosed — International Media art at the British Museum

by Philip Gowman 9 May 2005
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As part of the 2005 Korean Festival, Suum Projects is putting on an evening of international media art at the Stevenson Lecture Theatre at the British Museum, 10 May. Most of the video work is by Korean artists – detailed below – but there are also works by Marit Lindberg, Ene-Liis Semper, Nathalie Djurberg and […]

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