Kwon Jukhee (권죽희)

It’s a while since we saw Jukhee Kwon’s work in London and it will be great to see some new works from her: PRESENT MOMENT Jukhee Kwon | Huang Xu | Tian Wei | Xu Zhongmin | Govinda Sah ‘Azad’ October Gallery | 24 Old Gloucester Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1N 3AL 24 January […]

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Have a Good Day, Mr Kim! – Choi and Lager’s summer exhibition in Cologne

by Events Editor 14 June 2015
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Nowhere near London, but I’m posting this just because I wish I could find a conveniently-timed flight to get me to the opening event, as this is an exhibition I’d love to get to. I fear that this press release is the closest I’m going to get. Choi and Lager have assembled a pretty impressive […]

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The London Korean Links Awards 2014

by Philip Gowman 3 January 2015
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Our regular unscientific seasonal post which recognises some of the people, books, films and events which made 2014 an outstanding year. Personality of the Year This year there seem to have been more anti-heroes than heroes – examples to avoid rather than emulate. Villains we loved to hate this year have included the reclusive photographer, […]

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2014 Travel Diary day 10: two art museums and a reality show

by Philip Gowman 15 June 2014
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In which we have our customary day visiting the contemporary art museums. Eulji-ro, Seoul, Sunday 15 June, 9am. For the first time in recent memory I haven’t scheduled in a trip to the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Gwacheon this visit. And that’s because, since the last visit, the big construction project on […]

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Choi & Lager’s Paris summer exhibition: 82-33-44

by Events Editor 1 June 2014
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News of Choi and Lager‘s 2014 Paris summer show: 82-33-44 Group exhibition of Korean artists in Paris 13 June – 2 July 2014 Opening reception Friday, 13 June 2014, 7pm onwards 7 Rue Gustave Nadaud | 75016 Paris | Code: F2476 Interphone: LE FUR CHOI | 2nd floor The title of the exhibition looks like […]

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Asia House celebrates Lit Fest with Jukhee Kwon

by Philip Gowman 6 May 2014
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The Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival officially opens today, though there was a prequel last month when when Shin Kyung-sook and Krys Lee were in town for the London Book Fair. To mark the occasion, Asia House has commissioned an installation from Korean artist Jukhee Kwon. The installation will be in place for the […]

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Exhibition visit — Jukhee Kwon: “I destroy books” (abandoned ones)

by Philip Gowman 28 December 2013
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When you next take a book to a charity shop, there’s a chance that it might end up as a work of art. Jukhee Kwon takes her inspiration from books that have been abandoned by their owner. When she sees an abandoned book, with its closed cover, she wants to open it, to free its […]

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Artist talk by Jukhee Kwon, 7 December

by Events Editor 3 December 2013
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To accompany her first solo exhibition at October Gallery, Jukhee Kwon will talk about her new work and how she creates sculptures from discarded books. Saturday, 7th December, 2013. 3pm. Admission £Free. October Gallery Please reserve a place on https://jukheekwon.eventbrite.co.uk/ October Gallery | 24 Old Gloucester Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1N 3AL [Map] | […]

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Jukhee Kwon at October Gallery

by Events Editor 10 November 2013
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I missed Jukhee Kwon’s solo show last year at La Scatola Gallery (now sadly closed), so I’ll be sure to catch her work at October Gallery this winter. Jukhee Kwon 5 December 2013 – 1 February 2014 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AL Tel: + 44 (0)20 7242 73670 | www.octobergallery.co.uk […]

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Choi & Lager’s third Paris exhibition: Secret Garden

by Events Editor 28 March 2013
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I always enjoy seeing arts works in a domestic setting rather than the sterile space of a gallery. So, if you happen to be in Paris, give Sunhee Choi a ring and pop over to the 16th arondissement to see some fine contemporary Korean work. CHOI&LAGER project is pleased to invite you to the exhibition […]

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Jukhee Kwon: Being, at La Scatola Gallery

by Events Editor 29 June 2012
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News of Jukhee Kwon’s solo show in the City: Jukhee Kwon: Being La Scatola Gallery 22.06.12 – 10.08.12 Jukhee Kwon ’s work is the accumulative result of a destructive and repetitive process; the individual book, through the artist’s reworking, becomes something monumental, often returning to its original form- from tree to book, from book to […]

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Exhibition visit: Place Not Found – Korean Art Now, at the Smokehouse Gallery

by Chun Hsuan Kuo 15 May 2012
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By Kuo Chun Hsuan Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery in Hackney Wick presents Place Not Found: Korean Art Now until 3 June. The location inspired curator Eunjung Shin to put it together. It’s the closest art gallery overlooking Olympic Park. Like many of the artists, I had never been to this area before. ‘The gallery space inspired […]

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Place Not Found: Korean Art Now at Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery

by Events Editor 29 April 2012
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Congratulations to the LKL Art History features writer Eunjung Shin for curating her first show, at an exciting venue overlooking the Olympic Stadium. Plenty of high-profile artists are showing their work. Undoubtedly the exhibition of the month. Place Not Found: Korean Art Now Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery Stour Road | Fish Island | Hackney Wick | […]

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When I spoke its name, it came to me and became a flower: Korean group show in Paris

by Events Editor 31 March 2012
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News of a group exhibition of Korean artists in a Paris home. Ring before you go. “When I spoke its name, it came to me and became a flower” Sunhee Choi and Jari Lager are pleased to invite you to this group exhibition Private View: Saturday, 31 March 2012, from 19.00 onwards 7 Rue Gustave […]

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Sasapari at the Bargehouse: its 5th year, now with 64 artists

by Events Editor 18 February 2012
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The big exhibition of young Korean artists in the UK is now in its fifth year. With 64 artists participating, expect a wide range of video, installation and more traditional work displaying a vibrant range of talents. The title of the exhibition, Sasapari, represents the dialling codes of UK (+44) and South Korea (+82) The […]

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FOUR Everday Life; at Hanmi Gallery

by Events Editor 3 November 2011
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Hanmi Gallery is now on its 7th interim exhibition, waiting for Camden Council to give them planning permission to revamp their space: FOUR_everyday life; Dari Bae | Funa Ye | Jukhee Kwon | Yeon Lee HANMI GALLERY 7th INTERIM EXHIBITION Private View: 6pm – 9pm Thursday 3rd November 2011 Exhibition from 3rd to 17th November […]

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