Kim Shin-wook (김신욱)

The second exhibition resulting from the KCCUK’s Open Call for artists: Shinwook Kim: Sleepwalker KCCUK Open Call II Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings | 1 – 3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW | www.kccuk.org.uk 8 June – 27 June 2015 The second winner of 2015 KCCUK Open Call is Shinwook Kim. His first […]

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Killer creativity at the RCA graduate show

by Philip Gowman 27 June 2014
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A quick tour of the Royal College of Art degree show last weekend showed just how many Korean artists and designers there are in London. I had gone along to see the work of a handful of friends whose work I had got to know through various exhibitions over the past couple of years, and […]

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Exhibition visit: Night Break, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 2 December 2013
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Night Break, the current show at Mokspace, compares two Korean photographers who work at night. One of Kim Shin-wook’s ghostly tree pictures, in which the tree is picked out in foreground brightness against a dark background, won him an award at this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. At Mokspace we are able to see a […]

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Exhibition visit: The Others, at Hanmi Gallery

by Philip Gowman 28 November 2013
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The current group show at Hanmi Gallery, entitled The Others, features artists who “question the nature of individuality, solitude and the unreal in a group setting. Rather than work to a strict theme, these ʻOthersʼ present what is individual and personal to them, from dreams to questions of ontology and the fear of death.” Movie […]

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Shinwook Kim and Taedong Kim in Night Break, at Mokspace

by Events Editor 10 November 2013
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News of the next exhibition at Mokspace: Night Break by Shinwook Kim and Taedong Kim Private View: 18:00 – 20:00 Thursday 14th November 2013 Exhibition: 14th November – 15th December 2013 MOKSPACE | 33 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH | www.mokspace.com Tuesday – Saturday : 11 am – 6 pm Shinwook Kim This series […]

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Sungfeel Yun and Shinwook Kim in The Others, at Hanmi Gallery

by Events Editor 31 October 2013
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Hanmi Gallery’s 26th interim exhibition features two Korean and two Chinese artists: The Others Liu Lingzi | Lu Chao | Sungfeel Yun | Shinwook Kim Hanmi Gallery | 30 Maple Street | London | W1T 6HA www.hanmigallery.co.uk | info@hanmigallery.co.uk | 0786 2283 414 Curated by Jennifer Kidd 13 Nov – 30 Nov 2013, Tuesday to […]

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Korean artists (and award-winners) at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

by Philip Gowman 11 August 2013
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The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is now in its last week. And as ever, if you look closely at the catalogue, or have an eye for particular artists’ work, you will find a number of works by London-based Korean artists. Two years, Kwon Daehoon won the Jack Goldhill Award for sculpture at the exhibition, and […]

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Shinwook Kim: Korean Folk Painting in Photography at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 17 May 2012
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The current exhibition at Mokspace, which runs till 28 May, is an interesting take on Korean folk painting, blending contemporary techniques and technology with traditional materials. Shinwook Kim’s theme is Photographic Images of Fish and Shellfish in Korean Classical Painting. He aims to recreate the traditional folk-painting genre of Eo Hae Do (어해도, 魚蟹圖) which […]

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Sasapari at the Bargehouse: its 5th year, now with 64 artists

by Events Editor 18 February 2012
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The big exhibition of young Korean artists in the UK is now in its fifth year. With 64 artists participating, expect a wide range of video, installation and more traditional work displaying a vibrant range of talents. The title of the exhibition, Sasapari, represents the dialling codes of UK (+44) and South Korea (+82) The […]

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