Arts

It’s a while since we had a chance to see Francesca Cho’s work in London; she now appears in a group exhibition in honour of an iconic musician: David Bowie Tribute Exhibition Fiat Chrysler Motor Village UK | 105 Wigmore Street | London W1U 1QY | www.motorvillageuk.com 22nd September – 4th November 2017 Opening hours […]

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Korean artists at START Art Fair 2017

by Events Editor 17 September 2017
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Apologies to Skipwiths, who were good enough to invite me to this year’s START Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery. I got their invitation email and promptly forgot about it. Which meant I completely missed out not only on the works they were showing, but also that of a few other Korean artists / galleries. […]

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A focus on Korean Jewellery at the V+A

by Events Editor 12 September 2017
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The Victoria and Albert Museum has been collaborating with the Korea Craft and Design Foundation on a project where a group of eight Korean jewellery practitioners will come to the V&A for a two-week workshop during the London Design Festival from the 18 to 29 September. We get the opportunity to meet those designers at […]

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Geumhyung Jeong: Private Collection — Unperformed Objects, at Delfina Foundation

by Events Editor 11 September 2017
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As part of the UK-Korea cultural season, Geumhyung Jeong has a solo show at the Delfina Foundation (following on with her residency there earlier this year) along with performances at Tate Modern. Geumhyung Jeong: Private Collection — Unperformed Objects Delfina Foundation | 29-31 Catherine Place | London SW1E 6DY 28 September – 11 November 2017 […]

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Exhibition / performance: Geumhyung Jeong in Tate Modern Tanks

by Events Editor 11 September 2017
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In conjunction with her solo show at Delfina Foundation, Geumhyung Jeong also presents her work in the Tate Modern Tanks, including two ticketed performances: Tate Live: Geumhyung Jeong 2–8 October 2017 The Tanks | Tate Modern | Bankside | London SE1 9TG Ticketed performances: 3 October at 17.30 and 5 October at 19.00. Book on […]

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Soyoung Chung in Delfina Foundation residency

by Events Editor 10 September 2017
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Browsing the Delfina Foundation website while looking at events for the UK-Korea Year of Culture, I discover that things are happening already. Founded in 2007, Delfina promotes artistic exchange and experimentation. Soyoung Chung residency London: 26 June — 17 September 2017 Soyoung Chung (South Korea) is an artist interested in geological studies. In her practice, […]

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Kim Yong-ik: Artist of the Year exhibition at the KCC

by Events Editor 3 September 2017
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With the KCC’s first Artist of the Year exhibition back in 2014, which featured the work of Lee Bul, the London solo show ran in parallel with an exhibition at a major provincial gallery – Ikon Gallery in Birmingham in that instance. This year, Spike Island in Bristol partners with the KCC. The exhibition is […]

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Kim Yong-ik: I Believe My Works Are Still Valid — at Spike Island, Bristol

by Events Editor 3 September 2017
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Coinciding with the KCCUK’s Artist of the Year exhibition, Spike Island in Bristol is holding a parallel solo show giving a retrospective of Kim Yong-ik’s work: Kim Yong-ik: I Believe My Works Are Still Valid Spike Island | 133 Cumberland Road | Bristol BS1 6UX | www.spikeisland.org.uk 30 September to 17 December 2017 Tuesday to […]

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Exhibition news: “Dol” – baby’s first birthday celebration in Korea

by Events Editor 31 August 2017
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As part of this year’s Kingston Korean Festival, Korean British Cultural Exchange (KBCE) is presenting an exhibition at Kingston Museum: ‘DOL’ – baby’s first birthday celebration in Korea 31 August – 3 October 2017 Kingston Museum | Wheatfield Way | Kingston upon Thames KT1 2PS Tue, Fri, Sat: 10am to 5pm | Thu: 10am to 7pm | Mon, Wed, Sun: closed […]

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Soon Yul Kang — Between Heart & Mind, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 29 August 2017
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It’ll be nice to see another solo show by Soon Yul Kang. Soon Yul Kang — Between heart & Mind Opening event: 19th September – 6pm – 8pm (register on Eventbrite) Exhibition from 20th – 30th September Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Han Collection is pleased […]

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Exhibition news (Wigan): North Korea, An Exploration

by Events Editor 28 August 2017
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An exhibition of DPRK photographs, objects and posters: North Korea, An Exploration The Old Courts | Wigan WN1 1NA | www.theoldcourts.com Exhibition: September 1st to the 27th from 11 AM to 4 PM every Friday and Saturday Opening event: Friday 1st September (7.30-9.30pm). Register via Facebook page Join us to celebrate the opening of a rare and […]

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The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner: Seung Ae Lee

by Events Editor 24 August 2017
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Notice of an exhibition showing the work of Seung Ae Lee as she comes to the end of her year as holder of the Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prize. The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner: Seung Ae Lee 5 September – 9 September 2017 Marlborough Fine Art | 6 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4BY […]

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Han Collection’s Korean Arts lecture series

by Events Editor 21 August 2017
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‘Korean Arts’ Lecture Series Han Collection presents the Autumn lecture series on Korean Arts. Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Contact hancollection.london@gmail.com for more information Join us for a very special lecture series this October, with lectures by Professor Youngsook Pak. These lectures will take you on […]

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Event news: Yeon Lee — Running Stage, at Coldharbour Studios

by Events Editor 18 August 2017
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There is a screening, book release and artist talk today featuring Yeon Lee’s Running Stage: Yeon Lee: Running Stage 7pm, Friday 18 August 2017 Coldharbour Studios | 26-34 Southwell Road | London SE5 9PG Curated by Eunice Yoo of I-MYU Projects. While collecting and repeating countless stories about memories, I wanted to experience the dynamics […]

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London Korean Festival 2006 – an introduction

by Philip Gowman 16 August 2017
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The London Korean Festival 2006 was the last of the festivals organised by Oh Tae-min and his team, which included Stephanie Seung-min Kim who would go on to be the first curator at the Korean Cultural Centre before moving into the art curatorial world on her own. Previously working from within the Korean Anglican Community […]

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Event news: A lacquer masterclass at the V+A

by Events Editor 2 August 2017
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An opportunity to get behind the scenes of the V+A’s lacquer collection: Lustrous Surfaces: East Asian Lacquer Masterclass ART STUDIO 10:15 – 16:45 Sackler Centre for the Arts, Victoria and Albert Museum 8 November 2017 Join expert curators and conservators from the V&A on a unique exploration of the traditions and techniques of East Asian […]

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Exhibition news: Lee Jeonglok and Lee Jinyong at Pontone Gallery

by Events Editor 7 July 2017
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A double solo show at Pontone Gallery in July: Lee Jeonglok — Parallel Worlds: Tree of Life & Nabi Lee Jinyong — The Weight of Thought 30 June – 23 July 2017 Monday – Friday 10-7pm | Saturday 11-7pm | Sunday 11-6pm Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB Tel: +44 (0)20 […]

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