London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

The Real DMZ: Negotiating Borders, at the KCC

One of the more interesting exhibitions of 2018 was the three month Real DMZ exhibition in Nottingham. Three of the artists from that show are involved in the next stage of the project: The Real DMZ: Negotiating Borders 1 October – 23 November 2019 Preview: 30 September 2019 Artist Talk: 3 October 2019 Korean Cultural … [Read More]

A review of the London Korean year 2016

As is traditional at this time of year, we look back at some of the highlights of the London Korean Year. Exhibitions Is it my imagination, or was there less going on this year? Certainly from the perspective of contemporary art, we have been through a lull this year. With HADA Contemporary gone, Mokspace reborn … [Read More]

SOAS Centre of Korean Studies early 2016 seminars

SOAS’s Centre of Korean Studies has announced its seminar programme for the first few months of 2016: Date Speaker Topic 22 Jan Professor Hazel Smith North Korea: Markets and Military Rule 29 Jan Dr. Janet Poole Picturing a Moment: The Photograph and the Newspaper in Early Colonial Korea 5 Feb Patrick Messerlin, Jimmyn Parc The … [Read More]

Distinctively Korean sales at Christie’s

Coinciding with the interest in Korean art being generated by the Korean Eye: Moon Generation exhibition in the Saatchi gallery, Christie’s are holding an auction of contemporary photography on 1 July, in a sale which includes several Koreans who have featured on the pages of LKL. Probably the most eminent of the photographers represented is … [Read More]