London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

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]

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]

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]