Kim Sung-hwan

Sung Hwan Kim’s exhibition in Tate Modern’s tanks was one of LKL’s highlights of 2012. So we’ve cleared the diary for his talk at the KCC on Friday evening, 3 February, currently scheduled for 6:30pm, where he will be appearing with his collaborator the composer David Michael DiGregorio, aka dogr. I wonder if the KCC […]

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The London Korean Links Awards 2012

by Philip Gowman 31 December 2012
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The seventh eclectic and highly personal commemoration of the best of the past year. Personality of the Year Runner up There were plenty of personalities in the South Korean Olympic team, particularly the pistol shooters, archers and the gymnasts. But the athlete that everyone will remember is fencer Shin A-lam, cheated out of a place […]

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Exhibition Visit: Sung Hwan Kim – Temper Clay in Tate Modern Tanks

by Philip Gowman 8 September 2012
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So far I’ve probably spent seven hours over the course of five visits trying to figure out the massive installation in the Tate Modern by 37 year old Sung Hwan Kim (김성환). I haven’t succeeded yet, and indeed I’m not at all sure it’s possible fully to resolve the into a coherent whole the many […]

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Exhibition news: Sung Hwan Kim in the Tate Modern Tanks

by Events Editor 19 July 2012
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Tate Modern, one of London’s most popular visitor attractions, has expanded its exhibition space by opening up some giant underground tanks which used to store oil when the building was still Bankside Power Station. ‘These underground chambers are simply extraordinary spaces,’ says the Guardian newspaper. To celebrate their opening, the Tate commissioned a new work […]

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Sung Hwan Kim: Pieces from “In the Room”, at Wilkinson Gallery

by Events Editor 20 May 2009
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Sung Hwan Kim has his second solo show in London starting this month: Sung Hwan Kim: Pieces from “In the Room” Wilkinson Gallery, Main Galleries | 50-58 Vyner Street | London E2 9DQ 29 May – 12 July 2009 I thought of a room as a box, from which a story vibrates, and I began […]

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Sung Hwan Kim: From the Commanding Heights, at Wilkinson Gallery

by Events Editor 15 November 2007
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An unusual exhibition coming up at Wilkinson Gallery in Vyner Street. Sung Hwan Kim: From the Commanding Heights Wilkinson Gallery Project Space | 50-58 Vyner Street | London E2 9DQ 22 November 2007 to 13 January 2008 FROM THE COMMANDING HEIGHTS OF THE EARLIEST NATURAL FORTIFICATION TO THE ARCHITECTONIC INNOVATIONS OF THE WATCH TOWER THE […]

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