London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Dream and Dreaming – their place in our lives

You are strongly encouraged to come along to this discussion on dreams and dreaming, to be introduced to Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction project and to explore the broader contexts of dream culture: Dream and Dreaming – their place in our lives Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 15:00-16:00 Wellcome Collection | 183 Euston Road | London NW1 … [Read More]

[Sheffield] Bongsu Park: Dream Auction performance

Saturday, 20 October 2018 from 19:00-21:30 | Facebook event page Access Space | Unit 1 | AVEC Building | 3-7 Sidney Street | Sheffield S1 4RG Doors open 7pm, performance 7.30-8.30pm. £5 on the door Full detail’s of Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction project can be found here. This is the opening performance, with further events, … [Read More]

Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction

Last year, Bongsu Park’s Internal Library project culminated in a fascinating and thought-provoking sequence of events in which members of the public were invited to share some of their most private thoughts – dreams, memories, secrets – which were then woven into a set of public performance at Notting Hill’s Print Room. Out of that … [Read More]

A Review of London Korean cultural year 2017

It feels like it’s been an incredibly busy year, and as I come to write this review I realise that, much more so than in previous years, many of the things that have been memorable I haven’t had time to write about – and maybe won’t. I’ve written separately about the films it was possible … [Read More]

Call for writers – Bongsu Park’s INTERNAL LIBRARY project

Details of an interesting collaborative performance in July, taking place in that wonderful space the is the Print Room library / bar / venue under the Notting Hill Coronet cinema. Bongsu Park’s multi-disciplinary projects blur the boundaries between dance and performance art. Her most recent work to be performed in London was the two-part Crossing Over … [Read More]

Review: Bongsu Park’s Crossing Over – Ritual of Grief

Bongsu Park’s two-part work, Crossing Over – Ritual of Grief, is an ambitious piece lasting for almost two hours which saw its first performance spread over two weekends in two different locations during August. It blends contemporary electronic music with traditional Korean music, and contemporary dance with traditional Korean dance such as Salpuri. Appropriately enough … [Read More]

Wonji Seol and Bongsu Park – In the Void

Coinciding with her solo show at Mokspace, Park Bongsu is in a group show with Seol Wonji and two others in the crypt under St Pancras (new) Church opposite Euston Station. In the Void 19 – 27 January 2013 Opening times: 11am – 5.30pm Private view: Saturday 19 January, 6pm – 9pm The Crypt Gallery, … [Read More]

Bongsu Park: Emanate — at Mokspace

Mokspace presents the first new exhibition of 2013: Bongsu Park: Emanate Preview: Tuesday 8th January 2013. 6pm Exhibition Date: 4th January – 21st January 2013 / Opening Hours : 11am – 6pm, Every day Bongsu Park’s work seeks to address the fundamental questions of existence. Rather than applying a scientific or logical approach where analysis … [Read More]

Screening: One Fine Day | 화창한 날 – a short film on the life of a Korean artist living in London

This looks like a really interesting project. One of the organisers of this screening, Daeun Dani Kim of Alpha Art Association, describes it as “A short film on the life of a Korean artist living in London. Unpretentious and surprisingly humourous!” But watching the trailer below is really disorienting. You’re used to seeing films about … [Read More]