Exhibition visit: Bates’s Room – Shin Kiwoun at the Old Police Station

The Old Police Station in Deptford is an interesting, slightly claustrophobic space for exhibiting art. A reception area with, behind, four gloomy holding cells whose walls are clad in ceramic tiles. Given the lack of light, it’s particularly suitable for showing video works. And the oppressive atmosphere was particularly suited to Shin Kiwoun’s  theme which, […]

Korean Art at the 2013 London Art Fair

It’s January, so it’s time to start thinking about the London Art Fair. This 5-day show at the Design Centre in Islington next week “brings together over 100 leading galleries from across the UK and overseas. Museum-quality Modern British art is presented alongside contemporary work from today’s leading artists, covering the period from the early […]

Exhibition news: Lost & Found at Hanmi Gallery

Hanmi Gallery has been quiet for a while as they do their construction work. But they’re back with a quick week-long exhibition tomorrow: Lost & Found An Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Art works by Hong Jung Pyo, Park Jinhee, and Shin Kiwoun HANMI GALLERY 11TH INTERIM EXHIBITION Preview: Thursday, 11 October 2012, 6 – 9pm […]

Muse London: media art focus at the KCC

The group exhibition by Korean artists who have made their home in the UK has just finished; now its time for the annual exhibition of selected students and recent graduates: MUSE LONDON Participating artists: Eemyun KANG, Seokyeong KANG, EE, Wonwoo LEE, Sean ROH and Kiwoun SHIN From 16 December 2011 to 21 January 2012 the […]

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 […]

Being and nothing-ness at Nolias Gallery

Notice of a group show by three Korean artists in Bankside: Being and Nothing-ness 27 March – 7 April 2009 (10.30 am – 6 pm) Venue: Nolias Gallery, 60 Great Suffolk St SE1 0BL Bankside Participant Artists: Youngmi Kim 김영미, Kiwoun Shin 신기운, Seunghyun Woo 우승현 curated by JW Stella 구정원 ‘Being and nothing-ness’ will […]