Koo Jeong-a

The KCC’s third Artist of the Year exhibition opens on 7 October and focuses on Koo Jeong A, who earlier on this year had an installation in the old Charing Cross underground station. Koo Jeong A: Riptide 7 October – 19 November 2016 Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings, 1 – 3 Strand | […]

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Exhibition visit: Koo Jeong A upgrades Charing Cross

by Philip Gowman 4 July 2016
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When we visited the Venice Biennale in 2009, one of the installations in the Giardini was by Koo Jeong A entitled A Reality Upgrade & End Alone (2009). The installation involved the sprinkling of 3,000 rhinestones on the grass near the cafeteria, which should have resulted in the tired lawn miraculously coming alive with fairy dust. And indeed that’s […]

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Event news: Koo Jeong A’s Art Night installation in Charing Cross

by Events Editor 28 June 2016
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News of a one-off experience featuring an installation by Koo Jeong A in the disused Jubilee Line terminus under Trafalgar Square: Art Night: Disused Jubilee Line, Charing Cross Underground Station: Koo Jeong A 2 July 2016 This project runs 5pm-12am. Advance bookings only via ICA website. Koo Jeong A creates a new site-specific installation that […]

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Koo Jeong A designs UK’s first glow-in-the-dark skate park

by Philip Gowman 7 October 2015
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The UK’s first glow in the dark skate park opened in Everton Park on 5 October. The park, designed by Korean artist Koo Jeong A, is part-painted with luminous paint. According to the Liverpool Echo: Artist Koo Jeong A worked with young people from North Liverpool and skaters to devise the new wheels park. The […]

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Exhibition news: Media Landscape, Zone East — at the KCC

by Events Editor 27 October 2010
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An inspiring and characteristic media exhibition of moving images by contemporary Asian artists who live and work across Asia and Europe. From 27 October to 20 November the exhibition MEDIA LANDSCAPE, ZONE EAST, which was first seen at the Liverpool Biennial 2010 before coming to London, highlights the aspects of Asian Media Art. Within a […]

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2009 Biennale footnotes

by Philip Gowman 10 November 2009
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Three Korean-born artists had solo shows at the 2009 Venice Biennale: Haegue Yang in the national pavilion, and Woojung Chun and Atta Kim as collateral events. In LKL’s brief sojourn in Venice, it was not possible to get around all the Korean participants in various group shows, but for the record, they were: 1: Lim […]

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