Park June Bum (박준범)

A quick post to upload some of the photos of the various galleries exhibiting Korean art at this year’s London Art Fair (plus one gallery that I missed). Hanmi Gallery Jaye Moon Jaye Moon’s work had been getting a fair amount of attention – guerrilla-style installations of Lego dotted around the Business Design Centre and […]

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Art Fair news: Hanmi Gallery presents Jaye Moon, Junebum Park + Joonhong Min at LAF

by Events Editor 15 January 2017
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When you visit London Art Fair this week be sure to look in at the Project space to see Hanmi Gallery’s show. And if you have some spare Lego bricks, bring them along to add to one of the installations. Jaye Moon | Junebum Park | Joonhong Min Hanmi Gallery at London Art Fair 2017, […]

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Korean galleries at London Art Fair 2017

by Events Editor 12 January 2017
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Two galleries will be visiting the London Art Fair from Korea, plus three London-based specialists: Gallery Location Artists Atelier Aki Main G4 Lee Seahyun | Kang Junyoung | Kim Nampyo | Kim Seajoong Do Gallery Proj P29 Shin Yong Il Hanmi Gallery Proj P14 Jaye Moon | Min Joonhong | Park Junebum Skipwiths Main 22 […]

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Exhibition visit: Junebum Park’s Maths Test work-in-progress

by Philip Gowman 21 January 2016
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At Tonbridge school, visitors have been privileged to see the work in progress of Korean video artist Junebum Park. And pupils have been privileged to be subjects, almost like laboratory rats, in his latest work. Park is known, among other things, for his Puzzle series, in which students are filmed from above as they struggle […]

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Exhibition news: Junebum Park in Digital Generation

by Events Editor 17 January 2016
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Hanmi Gallery has been working with Junebum Park for a couple of years now. Their latest venture is a project with the boys of Tonbridge School: Digital Generation Art from Fidelity International 23 January – 6 March 2016 OBS GALLERY | Tonbridge School | Tonbridge | Kent TN9 1JP Open Saturday & Sunday 12-4pm and […]

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Friday Late at the V&A – a fun evening of cultural collision

by Philip Gowman 31 May 2014
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Are the British becoming more Korean? That was the rather silly thought that occurred to me as I walked round the energetic space of the V&A yesterday evening for the Korea Friday Late. What do I mean by that? Well, at every expo or festival in Korea the emphasis is on physical experience. You can’t […]

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Hanmi Gallery presents Junebum Park at the V&A

by Events Editor 22 May 2014
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Here’s some detail about Hanmi Gallery’s participation in the Friday Late at the V&A this month. Junebum Park was a big attraction at their stall at Art14 this year. Junebum Park At Friday Late Korea Victoria and Albert Museum, the Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre 30 May 2014, 6:30 PM – 10 PM For […]

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Friday Late at the V&A: the final programme

by Events Editor 21 May 2014
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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 www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/f/friday-late/ 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 […]

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A brief tour of the Korean galleries at Art 14

by Philip Gowman 5 March 2014
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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 […]

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Hanmi Gallery at Art14

by Events Editor 13 February 2014
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As we noted in December last year, Hanmi Gallery is in the Emerge section of Art14. Here are further details of what to expect at Hanmi’s stand: Set in Motion Yingmei Duan | Junebum Park | Sungfeel Yun EMERGE -­‐ Stand EM10 Olympia Grand Hall, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX 27TH FEBRUARY – 2ND MARCH […]

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An evening at the London Art Fair 2014

by Philip Gowman 20 January 2014
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London Art Fair can usually be relied upon to show a range of Korean contemporary artists for a number of galleries. This year we’re sure we must have missed some of the artists showing as we didn’t have time to do a trawl of the whole exhibition. Instead we focused on the galleries we knew […]

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Limits of a Function: Hanmi Gallery at London Art Fair

by Events Editor 11 January 2014
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Here is the official press release covering Hanmi Gallery’s participation in London Art Fair this year. You can find their stall in the Project Space, Stand P10. Limits of a Function Junebum Park | Joey Holder | Sungfeel Yun Hanmi Gallery | Art Projects | London Art Fair 2014 Hanmi Gallery is pleased to be […]

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Korean art at the 2014 London Art Fair

by Events Editor 11 January 2014
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At the 2014 London Art Fair there will be two galleries majoring in Korean artists: Union and Hanmi. I’m looking forward to reacquainting myself with the han-laden sculptures of Yu Jinyoung (Union) and the humorous video work of Park June Bum (Hanmi). London regulars Kwon Soonhak and Yun Sungfeel will also be there, and Union’s […]

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Korean artists at Asia Triennial Manchester 2011

by Events Editor 27 September 2011
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The second Asia Triennial Manchester commences in October, with plenty of Korean interest: Junebum Park 19 November – 5 December CUBE Gallery Junebum Park is an artist based in Korea. Through a clever shift of perspective, Junebum transforms the most ordinary of environments into extraordinary scenes in which the artist’s hands interfere with the forces […]

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Manchester CUBE is now ‘To Let’ courtesy of Junebum Park

by Events Editor 2 September 2011
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LKL has long been a fan of video artist Junebum Park. He will be appearing at the Asia Triennial in Manchester which starts in October. In the meanwhile, there’s an experimental event at CUBE – the Centre for the Urban Built Environment: one of Europe’s most exciting art, architecture and design centres, dedicated to broadcasting […]

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Exhibition news: Media Landscape, Zone East — at the KCC

by Events Editor 27 October 2010
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An inspiring and characteristic media exhibition of moving images by contemporary Asian artists who live and work across Asia and Europe. From 27 October to 20 November the exhibition MEDIA LANDSCAPE, ZONE EAST, which was first seen at the Liverpool Biennial 2010 before coming to London, highlights the aspects of Asian Media Art. Within a […]

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Spot the difference: Starburst and June Bum Park

by Philip Gowman 31 August 2007
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Watch the two videos below and tell me if you think one was influenced by the other. The top video is a new TV commercial for a new variant of the chewy sweet formerly known as Opal Fruits. The commercial (known as Starburst Choozers – Licking Policeman) is produced by London advertising agency TBWA according […]

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