Byungchan Kim is runner-up in HIX Award 2018

Quite by chance last week I happened to be visiting the offices of one of the sponsors of the HIX Award – though I didn’t know this connection in advance. The HIX Award is open to current art students and graduates of the last two years and is aimed at helping with the transition between […]

Hanna Moon & Joyce Ng: English as a Second Language

Designed to coincide with London Fashion Week 15-19 February 2019: Hanna Moon & Joyce Ng: English as a Second Language The Charles Russell Speechlys Terrace Room Series Terrace Rooms | South Wing | Somerset House | Strand | London WC2R 1LA 25 January – 28 April 2019 Mon, Tue, Sat & Sun 10.00 – 18.00, […]

Power play – a group exhibition at the KCC and Delfina Foundation

The first major group exhibition, split across two London venues, explores the power dynamics at play in relationships between individuals, institutions and the state. By my reckoning, seven Korean artists have had residencies at Delfina Foundation. Two of them – Young In Hong and Geumhyung Jeong – have already had performances / exhibitions showing their […]

2018 travel diary 2 – Chollipo revisited

10 November 2018. In Chollipo’s famous Arboretum the best of the Autumn colour had finished, but there were still some good reds, oranges and yellows to be found, and the grasses were particularly fine. In October last year this new statue of Carl Ferris Miller, Chollipo’s founder, was installed in this secluded area in the […]

Yanghwa and Sang Ho Chung in Figurative NOW, at Daniel Benjamin Gallery

Two Korean artists feature in a group show in Notting Hill: Figurative NOW. 22 November – 5 January Daniel Benjamin Gallery | 120 Kensington Park Road | London W11 2PW | Gallery hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 6pm Artists exhibited: Alex Mullen, Larry Cotton, Alexi Marshall, Eleni Odysseos, Filippo Cegani, Madelynn Mae […]

Exhibition: Taste of Korea — Jeonju

The KCC’s final exhibition of the year takes you on a trip to Korea’s culinary capital: Taste of Korea: Jeonju 22 Nov 2018 – 12 Jan 2019 | Mon-Fri: 10am – 6pm Sat: 11am – 5pm Korean Cultural Centre UK In partnership with the Korea Traditional Culture Center The Taste of Korea: Jeonju introduces this […]

[Liverpool] Yunchul Kim in Broken Symmetries at FACT

Yunchul Kim is participating in a group exhibition in Liverpool, showing the work that was recently on display in the KCC (apart from one item which unfortunately got damaged). Broken Symmetries 22 November 2018 – 3 March 2019 FACT | 88 Wood Street | Liverpool L1 4DQ | Galleries open Tue – Sun 11:00 – 18:00 Yunchul […]

Asia Week at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

A wide-ranging exhibition and events programme as part of Asian Art in London: Asia Week at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour Design Centre Chelsea Harbour | Lots Road | London SW10 0XE | 5 – 9 November, 9:30am to 5:30pm Full programme of events can be downloaded here A resurgence in the popularity of Asian […]

4482 2019: OPEN CALL for artists

Please find below the Call for Artists for Sasapari 4482 2019: 4482 2019: OPEN CALL for artists Exhibition: The Other side of the Moon 4482 is a multi-functional platform which exists to promote, integrate and celebrate new Korean Contemporary Art within the United Kingdom. The name was derived when it first began in 2007, the […]

Exhibition visit: Nick Bonner’s Made in North Korea

When one thinks of North Korean graphic art, images of strident anti-American propaganda posters spring to mind. Fortunately, and in the current climate of reduced tension on the peninsula, the posters that greeted you in the first room of Nick Bonner’s exhibition at the House of Illustration focused less on stirring up national hatred against […]