London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Hanji: Paper Compositions, at the KCC

The Korean Cultural Centre, UK presents Hanji: Paper Compositions, an exhibition that explores the possibilities of traditional Korean paper, or hanji. The exhibition approaches hanji as a versatile material, and features the work of over 20 internationally recognised and emerging artists whose mastering of various hanji techniques allows them to push the boundaries of making … [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]

Translated Vase: Yeesookyung and Sang-ah Kim in conversation

The British Museum is celebrating London Craft Week with a conversation between ceramic artist and sculptor Yeesookyung and curator Sang-ah Kim: Translated Vase Thursday 7 October 2021, 12.00–13.00 via Zoom Registration required via the British Museum website Join Sang-ah Kim, the Museum’s newly appointed Korean collections curator, as she interviews interdisciplinary artist Yeesookyung. They’ll discuss … [Read More]

The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness, at Han Collection

Han Collection’s late summer exhibition brings together moon jars from both Korean and British artists. The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk 26 August – 2 October 2021 | Monday-Saturday 11am-6pm Our new exhibition features stunning works created by UK-based artists … [Read More]

Hallyu Con 2021

Hallyu Con returns to London for its second edition. There are opportunities for you to participate and share your passion in several ways. Follow the links below to find out more. Hallyu Con will be streamed from 2pm UK time on 4 September 2021 Watch on the KCCUK’s YouTube Channel or the dedicated Hallyu Con … [Read More]

Icheon Ceramic at Han Collection

Now the lockdown is gradually easing, we shall be able to view in real life some of the lovely Icheon pieces that Han Collection was hosting at Collect 2021. Icheon Ceramic by Han Collection 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk With restrictions scheduled to ease in April, we are delighted … [Read More]

Korean galleries at Collect 2021 (online edition)

COLLECT moves online this year, 26 February – 2 March 2021. There are some lovely Korean pieces to see thanks to the commitment of three galleries, and images of the items are online now. Lloyd Choi Gallery is participating remotely from Jeju Island, and their physical exhibition there stays open until 15 March. Details and … [Read More]