Jo Seong-hee

This year’s Chelsea Flower Show has just come to an end. No Korean participation this year, as far as I am aware. Last year Hwang Hay-joung won silver gilt for her Smart Garden sponsored by LG. But loyal readers will remember back to 2011 and 2012, when Hwang Jihae, without a big name corporate sponsor, […]

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Korean artists and designers at Canary Wharf

by Events Editor 14 January 2012
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When thinking of Canary Wharf, you probably think of bankers and their bonuses, or maybe the underground shopping centre. But among all the commerce, there’s culture as well. There’s the annual jazz festival, the occasional concert at the Winter Gardens. And there are numerous window displays in the arcades which offer artists and designers the […]

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Curating Creations, Perceiving Patterns and Building Bonds

by Beccy Kennedy 19 August 2010
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Beccy Kennedy reviews the Invisible Bonds exhibition at the KCC The latest exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre, Invisible Bonds, explores the unobvious unions which continue to develop between Korean artists and British people, places and spaces. It is the annual show from the Korean Artists Association UK and it aims to build on and […]

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Jo Seong-hee at Canary Wharf

by Events Editor 13 May 2010
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Regular visitors to this site may be familiar with the work of photographer Jo Seong-hee. As well as photo essay of Korean traditional dancer Yi Chuljin composed for this site, she has exhibited in various places including a group photography show at the Photo-Space Gallery in Commercial Road: Uncertain States. In Uncertain States, Jo exhibited […]

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Photo Essay: Yin and Yang in Korean Dance

by Seong-hee Jo 12 December 2009
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Jo Seong-hee captures Yi Chuljin and Nam Youngho in rehearsal with some stunning images. Text by the editor. In a carefully-planned and stimulating collaboration at Roehampton, Yi Chuljin and Nam Youngho presented an evening of balances and contrasts, explicitly referencing Yin and Yang on several layers. Most obviously, we had a male and a female […]

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Uncertain States: a second look

by Peter Corbishley 22 November 2009
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Peter Corbishley also pays a visit to the photographic show in Commercial Road Alerted by LKL, it was a pleasant surprise, on my way back from eating Korean food in New Malden, to pop into Photo Space at the bottom of the road where I live. Two Korean photographers, Jo Seong-hee and Park Ju-young, are […]

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Korean photographers in Uncertain States

by Events Editor 16 November 2009
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Two Korean photographers, Jo Seong-hee and Park Ju-young, are currently participating in Uncertain States, a group show at Photo-Space Gallery, 530 Commercial Road, London E1 0HY (Near Limehouse DLR). Jo Seong-hee has been loitering in the City and Canary Wharf taking night time photographs of the cityscape, pasting them together in what initially seems a […]

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