Exhibition visit: Sora Kim’s 2,3 at the KCC

Sora Kim’s 2,3 is her first solo show in London, put together as part of the second outing of the KCCUK’s Artist of the Year programme whose objective is to “introduce aspects of Korea’s vibrant art scene to a UK audience.” The exhibition is an interesting concept in which none of the individual works presented […]

Event news: Sora Kim 2, 3 panel discussion

News of a panel discussion at the KCC to talk about the current exhibition by Sora Kim: Sora Kim: Fractured Performance Panel discussion with Eugenio Polgovsky, Tamarin Norwood and Ellen Mara de Wachter Tuesday 17 November, 6.30pm – Free, booking essential: info@kccuk.org.uk (The exhibition will be open until 9pm) Sora Kim’s performances involve other people, […]

Sora Kim is the KCC’s 2015 Artist of the Year

The KCC have announced their artist of the year 2015 – an award judged by Jonathan Watkins (Director, Ikon Gallery), Emily Pethick (Director, Showroom), Binna Choi (Director, CASCO) and Je Yun Moon (Curator, KCC). Sora Kim has had a solo show in Britain before (Beccy Kennedy reviewed her 2007 BALTIC exhibition Melting Alaska for LKL […]

The Rise of the Korean Art Market

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 […]

Uncovering Wonderland

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 […]