London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Kim Minae’s playful disruptions, at HADA Contemporary

Kim Minae is best known for her puzzling structures: painstakingly constructed, they are concrete, purposeful-looking objects. But on second glance the objects clearly have no useful function. Thus, the strange skeletal telescope that was displayed at Futures Futures Future reflected your own eyeball back at you. In her group show at the National Museum of … [Read More]

New Visions New Voices at MMCA

It’s nice to see two familiar names from the London Korean art scene making it into a prestigious show of young artists at the National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art in Korea. Kim Minae and Baak Je are in a group of nine in the exhibition, whittled down from a longlist of 97. New … [Read More]

Twin Town: a collaborative exhibition at the KCC

The KCC’s next exhibition is an interesting project featuring collaborations between Korean and western artists. Twin Town Exhibition Dates: 18 September 2012 – 24 October 2012 Private View: Tuesday 18 September 2012, 6.30pm The Korean Cultural Centre UK is pleased to present Twin Town, an exhibition of new artwork by Korean and European artists. Minae … [Read More]

White Rain at Union Gallery

It’s been a while since Union Gallery featured a Korean show. Nice to see them back, with two artists who specialise in site-specific work. WHITE RAIN 02/06/2012 – 14/07/2012 ‘WHITE RAIN’ presents a collaborative work by MINAE KIM and SOONHAK KWON. Exhibiting together in the same room, the artists individually approach diverse spatial questions within … [Read More]

4482 2011: Rhizosphere – Directions in Motion comes to the Bargehouse

The annual blockbuster group show of young Korean artists in London runs 24-27 February at the Bargehouse, bigger than ever: this year there are 60 artists exhibiting: The 4th 4482 Sasapari exhibition represents the largest ever showcase for Korean contemporary artists living and working in London. This year, entitled ‘Rhizosphere: Directions in Motion’, it presents … [Read More]