Korean Ink Painting Workshop: apply by 23 October

The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce a new Korean cultural course this autumn. Application deadline is 23 Oct 2019. The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce a new Korean cultural course this autumn. Artist-researcher Dr Young Maeng will introduce traditional Korean ink painting and demonstrate a variety of painting techniques […]

Misun Won and Kyosun Jung at Goldsmiths Fair

Earlier this month LKL paid a brief visit to the second week of Goldsmiths Fair, primarily to congratulate Misun Won on her special mention in the Best New Design Award 2019. The award itself went to Patrick Davison, but Misun’s generously proportioned brooch caught the judges’ eye. While there, we also visited award-winning designer Kyosun […]

Jambinai launches K-music 2019 with explosive force

Call me a grouch, but when you need both ear plugs and a blindfold to survive a gig in any degree of comfort you have to start questioning the wisdom of some of the sound and lighting judgments. Ear plugs, handed out for free at the entrance to Jambinai’s Purcell Room gig that opened K-music […]

Do Sungwook: Supernatural, at Pontone Gallery

A joint exhibition with Choi Soowhan. Do Sungwook: Supernatural 10 October – 3 November 2019 Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | pontonegallery.art Monday – Saturday 10-6pm | Sunday by appointment Korean artist Do Sungwook leads us into his mysterious woodland. Sunlight bursts through the canopy, glowing and incandescent. It articulates […]

SOAS seminar: China and the two Koreas – What next?

Monday 14 October 2019, 5:00 – 6:30 pm SOAS | College Buildings | Russell Square. Room: Djam Lecture Theatre (DLT) This event is open to the public and free to attend, however registration is required Abstract ‘Engagement’ of a kind may have replaced ‘fire and fury’ on the Korean Peninsula after Kim Jong-un met with […]

Geumhyung Jeong: The Air of That Time

The RYDER Projects | Herald Street | London E2 6JT | theryderprojects.com 29th September – 7th November 2019 Wednesday to Saturday, 12 to 6pm Lecture-performance: Product Review: Human shaped punching bag pro 2500: Tuesday 1 October, 7pm (RSVP needed) The RYDER is pleased to present ON TOUR London/Madrid, a project by the Korean artist Geumhyung […]

Hyelim Kim w/ London Improvisers Orchestra at Cafe OTO

In the third of three performances with a Korean connection this weekend at Cafe OTO, Hyelim Kim builds on the work she presented at Club Inegales earlier this year, this time with larger forces. London Improvisers Orchestra Cafe OTO | 18–22 Ashwin street | Dalston | London E8 3DL Sunday 6 October 2019 5:30pm – […]

Sung Im Her: Nutcrusher, at The Place

Wednesday 30 October 2019, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY | Book tickets Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe Starkly repetitive and energetic, Nutcrusher looks at sexual objectification and power by questioning how we relate to our bodies, how they are presented and re-presented, and how cultural context affects […]

Foyles Korean Culture Month 2019

As last year, Foyles is running a Korean Culture Month to launch the Autumn, in collaboration with the KCC. Four events, of which the first has sold out. K-Pop Dance Workshop with LoKo Friday 4th October 2019 6:30pm – 7:30pm Level 6 | Foyles | 107 Charing Cross Road | London WC2H 0DT | Free […]

Korean day in Canterbury, with Jambinai

Friday 4 October 2019 The Gulbenkian | University of Kent | Canterbury | Kent CT2 7NB 5pm: Korean Street Food (Gulbenkian Cafe) 6pm: Facade Exhibition by Yiyun Kang (Outdoor spaces, Gulbenkian – free) 7:30pm: Jambinai | Ticketing £5 ‐ £12 | Buy tickets Check for updates on the event’s Facebook page Creating some of the […]

Violet Tree play the Underworld, Camden

South Korean band Violet Tree mix their pop-rock sensibilities with impressive electric violin solos to create amazing original tracks and reworkings of popular K-pop songs. Don’t miss them live as they head to The Underworld for this special London show. Violet Tree + In the Cards Sunday 6 October 2019 The Underworld | 174 Camden […]

Review: Kokdu – a story of guardian angels

The death of a grandmother in remote, rural Jindo becomes dramatically intertwined with a stage performance by dancers, court and folk musicians from the National Gugak Centre as they portray the journey of a soul in the afterlife. The unauthorised purchase of a Jindo puppy by her two grandchildren gets them entangled in the drama […]