Kim Sora

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 […]

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Event news: Sora Kim 2, 3 panel discussion

by Events Editor 12 November 2015
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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, […]

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Be part of the Sora Kim’s Artist of the Year work: 2, 3

by Philip Gowman 13 September 2015
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Tonight at 11pm London time, and wherever in the world you happen to be at that time, you can experience a performance of Sora Kim’s work 2, 3 that will be at the centre of the KCCUK’s Artist of the Year exhibition from 12 October this year. As the KCC says in their press release […]

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

by Events Editor 13 September 2015
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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 […]

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Catering for the Audience – a review of Sora Kim’s Melting Alaska

by Beccy Kennedy 28 March 2007
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Sora Kim — Melting Alaska, BALTIC, Gateshead 14 February – 29 April 2007 Review by Beccy Kennedy Whilst munching on spicy chorizo stotties — a dish given the name Smoky Mountain — we browsed the inimitable menus, commented on the amorous musical medley and read the bright red words stuck to the windows, trying to […]

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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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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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