This Saturday (9 July) offers several options for Korea enthusiasts. Fortunately it’s the only Saturday this month when Kiejo Sarsfield isn’t running one of her cookery classes, but even so you won’t be able to do it all. And don’t forget the ongoing exhibitions at the KCC and the V&A. 1. Discover Korea at Leytonstone […]
Strolling back along W 25th St from Tina Kim Gallery I wandered into Able Fine Art and caught the end of Park Dae-cho’s solo exhibition (May 17 – June 21, 2011). Haunting images of children with unsettling visions in their eyes.
An upcoming group photography show which includes work by Lee Sunju, whom you will have come across before at Sasapari and elsewhere. Photography’s New “It” Girls: 2011 Güler Ates / Chloë Østmo / Sunju Lee/ Yu Xiao / Tereza Vlčková 10th May – 21st May 2011 (Private View: Tuesday, 10th May, 6 – 8.30pm) at […]
Congratulations to Yeondoo Jung – shortlisted for the Pictet Prize for his Evergreen Tower http://bit.ly/fQjSVB #
If I was in Seoul this weekend I’d be heading off to the show of street photography by Michael Hurt of FeetManSeoul and Scribblings of the Metropolitician: The Fashion of the Korean Street Time: 27 April at 12:00 – 29 April at 21:00 Location: Cafe Bene in Chungmuro (Chungmuro Station, Exit #5) Opening Reception from […]
Magnum photo essay on Korean War, focusing on the experience of civilians. Worth a look. A six-minute video showing the photographs of Werner Bischof with voiceover from people who experienced that time. http://bit.ly/dEz6Yw #
News of a solo photography show currently on in central London, by Slade-trained Korean Mimi Youn. Autumn Show: Mimi Youn – Mememimi Exhibition Dates: 4th September – 23rd October 2010 Viewings by appointment from Tuesday to Saturday at any time To make an appointment contact: email@example.com tel.: +44 (0) 7920 520 777 Central London gallery […]
Press release for the upcoming exhibition at the KCC: ROK MND Hosts “On the Line” Photo Exhibition in United Kingdom to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War 10 Renowned Korean Photographers Present their stories on the on-going war Exhibition Dates : 8 September – 25 September 2010 On September 8th (Wednesday) the ROK […]
Tuesday 4 May 2010. Although I’m very proud of the organisation I work for – a multinational company with a long heritage – I try to keep my Korean hobby and my day job separate. But I thought that as I was in Seoul I ought to pay a visit to some of my local […]
News of a Korea-related photographic exhibition in Commercial Road, starting this Thursday, 3 June: Christopher Barrett – SEOUL 2 B 03 Jun – 26 Jun 2010 photo-space gallery A visually powerful photographic journey of eastern intrigue across land and sea starting in South Korea with the desire to enter one of the most talked about, […]
Regular visitors to this site may be familiar with the work of photographer Jo Seong-hee. As well as photo essay of Korean traditional dancer Yi Chuljin composed for this site, she has exhibited in various places including a group photography show at the Photo-Space Gallery in Commercial Road: Uncertain States. In Uncertain States, Jo exhibited […]
One of LKL’s favourite photographers has a solo show at Sesame Gallery in Islington, 6 May – 3 June 2010: Koh Sang Woo: True Stories Sesame Gallery 6 May – 3 June 2010 Koh Sang Woo has a taste for controversy. His images may look beautiful, but the stories beneath needle away at the unspoken […]
Great photos of Pyongyang’s Mass Games courtesy of Werner Kranwetvogel (and Koryo Tours) http://bit.ly/bxCHMx #. See the full set, or maybe even buy one.
Ample fodder for caption competitions as Kim Jong-il gives On the Spot Guidance in The Big Picture, the Boston Globe (Boston.com) – with a collection of 31 photos culled from the KCNA http://bit.ly/bPXyrd #
Colour photos of the Korean War: John Rich, a US journalist took some personal photos: Smithsonian.com. Well worth a look. Sample below. http://bit.ly/b5tDMS #
Jo Seong-hee captures Yi Chuljin and Nam Youngho in rehearsal with some stunning images. Text by the editor. In a carefully-planned and stimulating collaboration at Roehampton, Yi Chuljin and Nam Youngho presented an evening of balances and contrasts, explicitly referencing Yin and Yang on several layers. Most obviously, we had a male and a female […]
British photographer (and English teacher in Korea) Simon Bond sees Korea through a glass sphere – a nice article in the Daily Telegraph http://bit.ly/3NW0oi # Simon Bond’s websites: on Flickr | 369photography.co.uk (where you can buy his work).