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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Wanted: K-Pop banners for V&A Hallyu exhibition

Help the Victoria and Albert Museum showcase K-Pop banners in their upcoming exhibition Hallyu! The Korean Wave – and your creation could end up in their permanent collection! The V&A are launching a public call-out for K-Pop banners, to help highlight the vital role that fandoms play in the phenomenon of K-Pop. The chosen banners … [Read More]

K-Art Now online talk: NFT Art Trend

The NFT (Non-Fungible Token) art market has enormously increased recently with an explosive increase of interests in Metaverse & crypto currency. High prices for the cryptocurrencies used to trade NFTs helped drive the market up last year. However, due to the recent global issues and increased uncertainties, now the prices are falling and the market … [Read More]

엄마, Mother – at Han Collection

Six Different Interpretations of MOTHER 엄마, MOTHER is a group exhibition that presents artworks from six South Korean-born artists who have been living and settled in the UK for decades as a wife, mother and grandmother. 엄마 is the Korean word for mum. It is an informal way to refer to a female parent in … [Read More]

Gallery visit: Jukhee Kwon in Expanding Horizons

October Gallery has represented Korean artist Jukhee Kwon for almost ten years now, and it was natural that when planning an exhibition in memory of their trustee Pamela Kember they should include work by the Korean artist as she exhibited in Asia House when Kember was director of Arts and Learning there. Somehow, during the … [Read More]

Soon Yul Kang’s recent and upcoming exhibitions

Congratulations to London-based artist Soon Yul Kang, who has had a nice write-up for her Washington duo show from the Washington Post: Striking a canny balance between the simple and the complex, Kang’s artworks can be grasped in a second yet reward minutes of close inspection. Kang’s exhibition at the Washington KCC closes on 23 … [Read More]

Exhibition news: Drifting Terrain, at the KCC

The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) presents Drifting Terrain, an exhibition featuring recent and newly-commissioned works by UK-based artists, Euphrosyne Andrews, Nia Fekri and Seungwon Jung. Both aligning with the UK’s cultural initiatives and celebrating Lewisham’s designation as the 2022 London Borough of Culture, the KCCUK has developed this exhibition in collaboration with Lewisham Arthouse, … [Read More]

Korean crafts at Collect 2022

Collect returns to Somerset House later this month. Han Collection will be there with their tempting array of ceramics from Icheon, while Lloyd Choi Gallery represents a broader range of crafts from across the country. In addition, expect to find the occasional Korean artist represented by non Korean specialist galleries: for example: Cube Gallery will … [Read More]

Touched by Light and Dreams – a talk at Gallery Rosenfeld

A discussion to mark the end of Bongsu Park’s and Shuster + Moseley’s current exhibitions at Gallery Rosenfeld. Touched by Light and Dreams Renee Pfister in conversation with Bongsu Park and Shuster + Moseley Saturday 12 February 2022, 3pm – 4pm gallery rosenfeld | 37 Rathbone Street | London W1T 1NZ | galleryrosenfeld.com Register via Eventbrite gallery … [Read More]

KCCUK 2022 Call For Artists

The KCCUK has announced its 2022 call for artists for an exhibition later this year. As in 2021, the KCCUK is partnering with their colleagues in Germany. 2022 Call for Artists 17 January 2022 – 11 February 2022 The Korean Cultural Centers in the UK and Germany are offering artists an opportunity to exhibit in … [Read More]