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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Choi Soowhan: A Positive Absence, at Pontone Gallery

Pontone Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of new work by critically-acclaimed Korean artist, Choi Soowhan. He makes lightboxes depicting mysterious, atmospheric landscapes and flower arrangements. These refined structures are meticulously crafted from layers of black laminate. A multitude of finely drilled holes define the image, which is backlit by LED lighting. The pictures … [Read More]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Social Matters through Dream Sharing

Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction project comes to its conclusion: Social Matters through Dream Sharing: A Dream Symposium and Dream Auction 1 – 20 November 2021, online and at Rosenfeld Gallery We invite you to join a ‘collaboration through dreams’. This is between artists, a poet, social science, a fine art auction house and an expert … [Read More]