Shin Meekyoung’s Toilet Project comes to sketch London

Shin Meekyoung’s Toilet Project seems to be getting everywhere. Now at a club just off Regent Street. Meekyoung Shin: Toilet Project sketch, 9 Conduit Street, W1S 2XG FROM JULY Hanmi gallery is pleased to present Meekyoung Shin’s ongoing “Toilet Project” at sketch London, which will feature soap “artefact” sculptures that visitors can ‘use’ in the […]

Friday Late at the V&A: the final programme

The Korean Friday Late at the V&A promises to be both lively and interesting. Details have been emerging over the last couple of weeks, and their press release at is now final. Below is the text, expanded in places with LKL’s commentary in italics and images from our archives. Friday Late: Korea 30 May […]

A brief tour of the Korean galleries at Art 14

Korean artists and galleries put on a good show at Art14, and got plenty of attention from the press. Time Out spotted (they were hard to miss) Choi Jeong-hwa’s huge collection of colourful pieces which looked like giant hubble-bubbles, installed at Hong Kong’s Pearl Lam Galleries. Also recommended in the same article was 43 Inverness […]

The London Korean Links Awards 2013

Now in its eighth year, here are the LKL Awards 2013. The year has been both good and bad from LKL’s perspective. Good because there seem to have been more events, more books, more films and more music than ever before as Korean culture gets more and more public attention. And bad because our day […]

Shin Meekyoung’s 2013

We haven’t done proper write-ups of all Shin Meekyoung’s exhibitions this year – she’s simply been too busy, like us. To make up for this omission, here is a round-up of photographs of some of her installations. All photos are by LKL except where stated – we got to see her work in Seoul, Venice […]

Exhibition news: Meekyoung Shin in Heritage Reinvented at new Tryon St gallery

The former British Museum curator Anna Harnden is launching a new contemporary commercial gallery off the Kings Road in Chelsea. Opening on 3rd October 2013, Tryon St Gallery aims to bring together artists from different artistic and cultural backgrounds in order to create new dialogues concerning heritage and the contemporary. Meekyoung Shin adds the opening […]

Meekyoung Shin: Archetype, at Sumarria Lunn

Meekyoung Shin continues her hectic programme of exhibitions at Sumarria Lunn from 26 September. Sumarria Lunn are now representing her in the UK, since the closure of Haunch of Venison. Meekyoung Shin: Archetype Exhibition runs: 26th September to 8th November 2013 Sumarria Lunn Gallery | 36 South Molton Lane | Mayfair | London W1K 5AB […]

The Duke of Cumberland is legless

OK, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. He is now missing one foot, exposing the metal armature which has been keeping the soapy statue in one piece. And the left foreleg of his horse looks like it is not long for this world. On the way to see Krys Lee in the global literary salon […]