Exhibition visit: Above the line — photographs from the DPRK at the British Council

There must have been a time when photographs of the DPRK were a rarity. But it’s now a regular occurrence for a newspaper to run a series of photographs from North Korea, normally proclaiming that these are unique, never-before seen images from “the world’s most secretive state”. It is perhaps natural for photographers to seek […]

Ki Hyoung Tak: Loyalty, at Mokspace

Notice of the next exhibition at Mokspace, from 27 March, featuring the Senior Director of Photography at the Hankyoreh newspaper. The excellent ceramics exhibition by Sun Ae Kim finishes this Saturday, 22 March. Ki Hyoung Tak: Loyalty – The story of Mount Cho-An 27th March – 12th April 2014 Opening night: Wednesday 26th March 6.00 […]

Exhibition visit: Night Break, at Mokspace

Night Break, the current show at Mokspace, compares two Korean photographers who work at night. One of Kim Shin-wook’s ghostly tree pictures, in which the tree is picked out in foreground brightness against a dark background, won him an award at this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. At Mokspace we are able to see a […]

Obsession: Jaeho Park solo show at Mokspace

Notice of the next exhibition at Mokspace: Obsession Jaeho Park Solo Exhibition Private View: 6.00 – 8.30pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 Exhibition: 18th Sep – 5th Oct 2013 33 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH | T: +44 (0) 20 7637 8880 | W: www.mokspace.com Mokspace warmly invites you to indulge in Obsession, an exposition […]

The Woman, The Gaze, The World: Hanmi Gallery’s 22nd interim exhibition

Hanmi Gallery’s 22nd interim exhibition includes Korean photographer Seulki Ki. Note the two discussion events on 30 April and 2 May which accompany the exhibition. The Woman    The Gaze    The World Exhibition opens 23 April – 5 May 2013, Tuesday – Sunday 12 – 7pm PV: Wednesday 24 April 2013, 6pm – 9pm RSVP: info@hanmigallery.co.uk Hanmi Gallery […]

Memories of the Gaze – Rhee Jae Yong at Gallery EM at Art 13

Details of Gallery EM’s artist at Art 13: Rhee Jae-yong: Memories of the Gaze Rhee’s series Memories of the Gaze reflects the artist’s long-term interest in capturing a medium or a moment capable of triggering once-lost memories. The idea of involuntary memory – of reminiscence triggered by a certain catalyst – comes from Marcel Proust’s […]

High Resolutions: group show at Atlas Gallery includes large format photos of the Mass Games

You’ve seen the photos of the Mass Games on the web. Now see some large format ones in Atlas Gallery’s group show. Near Marylebone High Street. High Resolutions North Korean Propaganda Art Photography by Jeremy Hunter headlines at ATLAS Gallery’s January Group Show ATLAS Gallery, 49 Dorset Street, London, W1U 7NF 16th January – 16th […]

Believing is Seeing, at Ffotogallery

News of an upcoming exhibition in Cardiff: Believing is Seeing Byung-Hun Min, Duck Hyun Cho, Hein-Kuhn Oh, Hyun Mi Yoo, Je Baak, Kyungwoo Chun, Seihon Cho 10 November – 17 December 2011 Ffotogallery, Chapter, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1QE Believing is Seeing introduces seven Korean artists who adopt different approaches to contemporary photography or […]

Kang Bong Kyu: Korea, Koreanity at the KCC

It’s only a brief, 2-week, exhibition, but it’s well worth a visit. In fact it’s worth more than one visit: From 5th October to 18th October 2011, the Federation for Gwangju Museum of Art will hold an exhibition on traditional Korean aesthetics entitled, “Kang Bong Kyu, Korean, Koreanity” at the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK). […]