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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Dae Hun Kwon: Chalna at Rachmaninoff’s

This time last year Dae Hun Kwon won the Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. This is his first London show since that award, and showcases some of his latest sculptures. Well worth a visit. DAE HUN KWON: Chalna 7 June to 14 July 2012 opening Thursday 7 June 7-9pm … [Read More]

Waiting with Dae-hun Kwon

On visiting Rachmaninoffs gallery in Hackney, the main exhibits are initially familiar to those who know of Dae Hun Kwon’s (권대훈) work from his installations at I-MYU, the Bargehouse and elsewhere: white images of bare trees in a forest created by the shadows cast by tiny tabs illuminated by a slowly changing pattern of halogen … [Read More]

The Birth of the YKABs (Young Korean Artists in Britain)!

‘4482: Korean Contemporary Artists London’ exhibition, 16th – 19th October. Seminar, ‘How to promote Korean Art Abroad,’ 18th October 2008. Both at Bargehouse, Southwark. Report by Beccy Kennedy Take forty contemporary artists, a fervent independent curator, an unexpected art space, four floors of art works in throngs of media and genres, and a thriving spot … [Read More]

Dae Hun Kwon in The Situation

There’s some sort of funky alternative event being held at the funky alternative end of Clapham on Thursday, to do with London Lit Plus: The Situation: Back to Basics July 17, 2008 7:00 pm to July 18, 2008 1:00 am. The Situation presents the dialectical unification of art and life: art / music / performance … [Read More]

Korean artists in South Bank group shows

First, those who missed Kwon Dae-hun’s intriguing paper-and-light sculptures (above: Lost in the Forest) at I-MYU last year have a second opportunity to view his work at a Coin Street gallery. The exhibition Electric Blue at Bargehouse near the OXO tower runs from 13 – 30 March. Electric Blue is a cleverly engineered sensory and … [Read More]

From East to East: Time Space Extension

Arcadia A group exhibition with Korean and British artists: Dae Hun Kwon, Victoria Hall and Jin Kim 22 Novemeber 2007 – 12 January 2008 I-MYU Projects, 23 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PB Review by Beccy Kennedy Globalisation theory uses the term “time-space compression”1 to elucidate the concept of a new world without distinct nations, where … [Read More]

Jin Kim and Dae Hun Kwon in Arcadia, at I-MYU

23 November — 12 January Victoria Hall | Jin Kim | Dae Hun Kwon Opening Reception 22 November 6-8pm Tuesday-Saturday 10-6pm or by appointment I-MYU Projects is pleased to present the second exhibition of emerging Korean artists at its permanent gallery space in London. Artists Jin Kim and Dae Hun Kwon will be joined by … [Read More]

4482: The Open Studio

The very first group show of London based Korean artists under the banner of 4482: The open studio 28 June – 30 June 2012 King’s Park Studio | 152-178 Kingston Road | New Malden | Kingston Upon Thames KT3 3ST Chanhyo Bae | Chongwoon Choi | Han Jiseok | Hong Jung Ouk | Jin Kim … [Read More]