London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Exhibition visit: Transfer / 갈아타다 at the KCC

It involves several levels of meta to post on a webpage a digital image of an exhibition that explores questions of what is lost when a physical work of art is recorded digitally and then reproduced. When the image records  a talk by one of the artist-curators of the exhibition discussing his own contribution to … [Read More]

Transfer / 갈아타다: Korean and British Abstract Painting and the Digital Document

From 24 February – 15 April, the Korean Cultural Centre UK presents TRANSFER, a workshop-style exhibition that explores the digital documentation of painting. It consists of paintings juxtaposed with forms of digital documentation, and focuses on works from both the UK and South Korea which have been made over the past thirty years. A ‘document’ is … [Read More]

Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting, at MMCA Gwacheon

A major retrospective of possibly modern Korea’s most representative artistic style: Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon 17 March – 13 May 2012 Highlights Korean monochrome paintings from the 1970s to the present in the largest such exhibition in Korea. Landscape of the mind as embodied by monochrome painters … [Read More]