Kim Kira

An interesting way of branding an exhibition, in one of the first countries to get enthusiastic about K-pop. If you’re in the area, it’s definitely worth a visit according to LKL’s former visual arts correspondent. On from 19 April to 15 June 2014. K-P.O.P: Contemporary Korean Art Process. Otherness. Play K-pop is commonly used today […]

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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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Speed Date with Korean Artists

by Events Editor 25 September 2012
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An interesting upcoming event at Chelsea College of Art & Design. Given LKL’s talk on this subject back in 2009, this is an event we wholeheartedly support. Speed Date with Korean Artists in the context of THE SHOW MUST GO ON 27 September 2012, 5pm – 7pm Venue: Lecture Theater | Chelsea College of Art […]

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Exhibition news: Media Landscape, Zone East — at the KCC

by Events Editor 27 October 2010
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An inspiring and characteristic media exhibition of moving images by contemporary Asian artists who live and work across Asia and Europe. From 27 October to 20 November the exhibition MEDIA LANDSCAPE, ZONE EAST, which was first seen at the Liverpool Biennial 2010 before coming to London, highlights the aspects of Asian Media Art. Within a […]

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Good morning Mr. Nam June Paik: the KCC’s inaugural exhibition

by Events Editor 26 January 2008
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Celebrating the opening of the Korean Cultural Centre in Northumberland Avenue, their opening exhibition has some high-profile works by Nam June Paik along with works by more contemporary artists. Good morning Mr. Nam June Paik 1 February – 7 March 2008 Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1 – 3 Strand | London WC2N […]

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The artists at Spectrum

by Philip Gowman 19 December 2007
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Here are brief details of the works and artists appearing in the Spectrum Korean Contemporary Arts show at the Jerwood Space, 14-18 December 2007. The details are extracted from the exhibition catalogue. Luca Sangjun Kim My paintings are focused on materialization of fundamental elements of painting applied. With the properties of paint as material, a […]

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Spectrum: 2007 Korean Contemporary Arts show

by Events Editor 9 December 2007

Last year saw the first of what might be turning into an annual event: a showing of young Korean artists working in London, at the Jerwood Space in Southwark, behind Tate Modern. LKL found out about last year’s show, Still Dynamics, very much at the last minute, but we still provided some coverage here. This […]

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The Rise of the Korean Art Market

by Philip Gowman 30 January 2007
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The Korea Times records how the Korean Art market is beginning to boom. Perhaps carried on the coat-tails of the ebullient Chinese art market, prices for major Korean artists are edging up. Lee Ufan is one of the hot artists, and also Park Soo-keun, Kim Whanki and Chang Uc-chin. And last year Elton John made […]

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Circuit Diagram at Cell gallery

by Philip Gowman 26 October 2006

What do a 20 dollar bill, a spirit level, a geodesic dome, and a loudspeaker chanting Mongolian love songs in Korean have in common? That’s the question posed by the introduction to a multinational contemporary art show in the Cell gallery space in Cambridge Heath Road, Hackney. And answered. The loudspeaker chanting the Mongolian love […]

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Think Korea: Exposed — Black Box + Crystal Ball

by Events Editor 20 April 2006
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The first exhibition to be held as part of the Think Korea season: Exposed: Black Box & Crystal Ball May 4 – June 3, 2006 Debating Chamber, London County Hall, LG i-gallery, Harrods Department Store This project presents work by twenty video artists, from Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia, UK, New Zealand, Estonia and Norway. In […]

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