Yoon Jun-gu (윤준구)

A one-day group show to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the start of the Year of the Monkey will be held on 14 February near Leicester Square: No Monkey Business Q-Park China Town | 20 Newport Place | London WC2H 7PR 14 February 2016, 12 noon – 6pm Curated by Sujin Shin & Mira Gogova Supported […]

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Book review: Jungu Yoon — Spirituality in Contemporary Art

by Philip Gowman 22 March 2014
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Jungu Yoon: Spirituality in Contemporary Art — The Idea of the Numinous Zidane Press 2010, 160pp For a westerner struggling to understand some of the spiritual or mystical elements in both traditional and contemporary Asian art there is a huge barrier in that Taoism and other Eastern philosophies are not something that we have lived […]

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Symposium: A Banquet of Korean Contemporary Art — The 6th Exhibition by 4482 (Sasapari)

by Events Editor 17 February 2014
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Sasapari, a group show with usually more than 40 artists, is a phenomenal organisational feat. Hence it’s hardly a surprise if one year – as in 2013 – they take a break. But they’re back again this year, and once again 40 artists will be taking over the Bargehouse. Given the break, there are a […]

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A private Korean art exhibition at 16 Stafford Terrace

by Events Editor 28 April 2012
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There is a steady stream of Korean art exhibitions at commercial and public galleries, where the work is hung in a sterile, anonymous fashion so that you can focus on the art itself. Now comes something different: art hung in a very private space, where it is nurtured and cared for in a living environment. […]

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Sasapari at the Bargehouse: its 5th year, now with 64 artists

by Events Editor 18 February 2012
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The big exhibition of young Korean artists in the UK is now in its fifth year. With 64 artists participating, expect a wide range of video, installation and more traditional work displaying a vibrant range of talents. The title of the exhibition, Sasapari, represents the dialling codes of UK (+44) and South Korea (+82) The […]

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Exhibition visit: 53 young Korean artists at the Bargehouse

by Philip Gowman 15 March 2010
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Fifty three young Korean artists in one place, 2010’s 4482 exhibition is its third and biggest ever incarnation. The initiative’s name is drawn from the UK’s and South Korea’s international dialling codes (+44 and +82 respectively) and focuses on young Korean artistic talent based in the London area. In many cases the artists are students, […]

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4482 [SASAPARI] Utopia / Dystopia: A Palace with Contemporary Views

by Events Editor 18 February 2010
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Now in its third year, 4482 [SASAPARI] is the annual showcase for Korean contemporary artists living and working in London. In 2010, subtitled Utopia/ Dystopia: A Palace with Contemporary Views, it presents the latest work from 53 artists in the cavernous Bargehouse building on the South Bank. In the art world’s continual search for the […]

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Crossfields: Young Korean artists at the KCC

by Claire O'Connell 6 August 2009
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Claire O’Connell was among the crowds at the opening of Crossfields: the KCC’s latest show. This was the launch of “Crossfields”, a new exhibition at the KCC showcasing the work of 23 young Koreans who are all promising artists, architects, illustrators, photographers and designers. All the artists have studied in London at some point and […]

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Crossfields – Korean Artists and Designers at the KCC

by Events Editor 25 July 2009
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A notice of the next exhibition at the KCC, commencing 30 July: The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to launch that the forthcoming exhibition ‘Crossfields’, an exhibition of 23 artists based in London. The exhibition will take place between 30 July and 12 September 2009. Crossfields brings together a broad range of artists from […]

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4482 2008: 40 Emerging Korean artists in one place

by Events Editor 10 October 2008
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We all knew that there were a fair number of Korean artists living in London. But forty? Where did they all come from? And, actually, there’s more than forty, because none of the artists I know personally are participating (or if they are, they’ve kept a Korean-style vow of secrecy about it). But 40 Korean […]

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