Sojung Jun’s Green Screen shows at Piccadilly Lights

Following the presentation of a new work by David Hockney at Piccadilly Circus and COEX Kpop Square a couple of months ago, Korean artist Sojung Jun will have a new work presented on the same screens during August: Green Screen (2021) 1 – 31 August 2021 Piccadilly Lights | CIRCA.ART Sojung Jun transfigures space and […]

August events 2021

The recent announcement of the programme for the (live) K-Music Festival and the (live) Festival of Korean Dance gives us plenty to look forward to in the Autumn, but actually this month is pretty busy too: Exhibitions The KCC Royal Palaces exhibition closes on 21 August Minyoung Choi’s solo show at Lychee One gallery closes […]

2021 UCLan IKSU Korean Literature Review Contest

A great choice of titles for you to review for the 2021 Korean Literature Review content: 2021 UCLan IKSU Korean Literature Review Contest The International Institute of Korean Studies (IKSU) at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is hosting the “2021 Korean Literature Review Contest” in the UK. Korean Literature Review Contest is a new […]

Korean Film Nights: In Transit

In a special collaboration with Bertha DocHouse and Birkbeck University, the KCCUK presents a journey into contemporary Korean documentary. Two of the screenings are online (free) and two at the Bertha Dochouse in Brunswick Square. We’re particularly looking forward to the opportunity of seeing the second instalment of Kim Soyoung’s Exile trilogy, having caught the […]

Exhibition visit: Swimming Backwards, at Sid Motion Gallery

Artist Sunyoung Hwang had her works on display at Sid Motion gallery, London, between 21 June and 16 July 2021 as part of the group show ‘Swimming Backwards’ with fellow artists Emily Stollery and Henry Ward. The exhibition title itself has been inspired by Hwang’s homonymous painting, also displayed at the exhibition. The London-based artist […]

JOO at BUN H주USE casual dining pop-up

Chef Joo Won, formerly head chef at Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows, is hosting a casual dining pop-up at Soho’s Bun House, featuring a range of sharing plates which bring together Korean and European flavours and techniques. We enjoyed his Korean tasting menu that he created at Galvins, and look forward to trying his dishes in […]

KCC July House Concert (online): Serin Baek (Violin)

July’s House Concert at the KCC is online: Serin Baek (Violin) Thursday 29 July 2021, 7 pm on KCCUK YouTube Channel Programme Clara Schumann (1819 – 1896): Three Romances for violin and piano, op.22 Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937): Tzigane Violinist Serin Baek graduated from Yonsei University with First class honors and graduated from Royal Academy […]

Grass: Keum Suk Gendry-Kim in conversation with Janet Hong

July’s literature event organised by the KCCUK features a well-received graphic novel. Author Keum Suk Gendry-Kim and translator Janet Hong will give a live virtual talk about her novel ‘Grass’. Following the talk, author Kim will respond to questions from the audience. Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, translated by Janet Hong Wednesday 28 July 2021 […]

Yor-K: Korea Day in York

York St John University is collaborating with the KCCUK to present a day of Korean culture in York: family-friendly cultural activities during the day and music at the Theatre Royal in the evening. Details below: Yor-K: Korea Day in York The Quad, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX. Saturday 17 July […]