London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

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

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 … [Read More]

Who Do You Think We Are? – at Hanmi Gallery

Hanmi Gallery’s 4th interim exhibition: Who do you think we are? Paintings by three female artists from India, South Korea and Iran Artists: Radhika Agarwala, Luna Jung-eun Lee, Soheila Sokhanvari Luna Jungeun Lee is a South Korean artist who questions notions of possession and cultural (mis)appropriations. Her works are a survey of history contextualised into … [Read More]

4482 2011: Rhizosphere – Directions in Motion comes to the Bargehouse

The annual blockbuster group show of young Korean artists in London runs 24-27 February at the Bargehouse, bigger than ever: this year there are 60 artists exhibiting: The 4th 4482 Sasapari exhibition represents the largest ever showcase for Korean contemporary artists living and working in London. This year, entitled ‘Rhizosphere: Directions in Motion’, it presents … [Read More]