London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho in Frieze London project

Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, who represented Korea in the 2015 Venice Biennale, have a specially commissioned film and photography project that will be on display throughout Frieze London. Other Korean interest will be provided by Seoul’s Hyundai and Kukje galleries (the latter with work by Kim Yong-ik), and New York’s Tina Kim … [Read More]

Haeinsa celebrates 1,000 years of the Tripitaka Koreana

Haeinsa Temple is hosting its first contemporary art exhibition, involving 34 artists from 10 countries, to commemorate the millennial anniversary of the Tripitaka Koreana, which UNESCO has designated one of the “most important and most complete corpus of Buddhist doctrinal texts in the world.” The exhibition’s title — 通 | 통 | Tong — uses … [Read More]

Cold Cell in the Old Police Station

Notice of an interesting exhibition put on by the Union Gallery. 19 December 2009 – 10 January 2010 UNION at the OLD POLICE STATION, 114 Amersham Street, London SE14 6LG The exhibition will take place in the prison cells and ground floor gallery space of a now disused police station. Like the title already suggests, … [Read More]