Event Notices

It’s been ages since we last had an essay contest. If I remember right, we’ve had two that have been specifically targeted at UK-based readers: back in 2009 we had one based on Ch’oe Yun’s There a Petal Silently Falls, and then the following year we were asked to digest Park Wan-suh’s Who ate all […]

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Event news: Jay Park plays the Troxy

by Events Editor 10 December 2017
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Jay Park returns to London for another gig on 4 February 2018. Tickets go on sale on 12 December. I’d be tempted to go along to this, but why are so many of these events on a Sunday evening? Jay Park (with SIK-K, Hoody, DJ Wegun) Sunday, 4 February 2018 | Doors: 7:00 pm | […]

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Event news: Korean Sounds – Dance, the final concert of the series

by Events Editor 6 December 2017
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The final Korean Sounds concert of the season: Korean Sounds: East Meets West – Dance Wednesday 13 December, 7.30pm Hall One | Kings Place | 90 York Way | London N1 9AG Tickets from £9.50 – Book tickets here The final concert of the series is based around the theme of Dance. Dance and music […]

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MinJung Baek piano recital at Guildhall School

by Events Editor 5 December 2017
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News of an upcoming recital by MinJung Baek. Looking forward to this one. MinJung Baek Friday 15 December at 7:30pm Milton Court | Silk St | London EC2Y 9BH Part of the Guildhall School Alumni Recital Series Tickets £15 (£10 concessions) available from the Barbican Box Office. Highly-acclaimed pianist MinJung Baek returns to the Guildhall […]

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Event news: concert by London Korean Choral Society

by Events Editor 29 November 2017
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A concert of both Korean and Western songs and choruses with piano and orchestra, performed by the London Korean Choral Society with soloist Vittoria Kim: Date: Saturday, 9th December 2017 Time: 7pm Venue: St James Church, Bodley Road, New Malden, KT3 5QD Tickets: £10

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Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung: Dawn Breaks

by Events Editor 26 November 2017
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News of the next exhibition in the Korea/UK Season 2017-2018: Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung: Dawn Breaks Friday 8 December 2017 – Saturday 27 January 2018 Preview: Thursday 7 December 2017 The Showroom | 63 Penfold Street | London NW8 8PQ | www.theshowroom.org The Showroom presents the first UK iteration of Dawn Breaks, an ongoing […]

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American Hwangap by Lloyd Suh at Typhoon 2017

by Events Editor 25 November 2017
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A staged play reading presented by Yellow Earth Theatre: American Hwangap – by Lloyd Suh Sun 26th Nov 3:00pm Typhoon EAST Rich Mix | 35 Bethnal Green Rd | London E1 6LA Tickets from Rich Mix website Directed by Louise Mai Newberry Hwangap /huːæŋɡæp/ noun – a milestone signifying the completion of the Eastern Zodiac […]

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Jewyo Rhii & Jihyun Jung in conversation with Je Yun Moon

by Events Editor 25 November 2017
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In advance of the exhibition Dawn Breaks, Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung will be in conversation with curator Je Yun Moon (Korean Cultural Centre UK) at the ArtReview Bar. This talk is organised in collaboration with Amanda Wilkinson Gallery which is presenting Jewyo Rhii’s solo exhibition The Day 3, Walls and Barbed from 18 November […]

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Jewyo Rhii: The Day 3, Walls and Barbed – at Amanda Wilkinson Gallery

by Events Editor 25 November 2017
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News of a solo show by Jewyo Rhii for Amanda Wilkinson Gallery: Jewyo Rhii: The Day 3, Walls and Barbed Opening: 18 November 2017, 6 – 8 pm 21 November 2017 – 21 January 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 6pm Amanda Wilkinson Gallery | 1st Floor, 18 Brewer Street | Soho | London W1F 0SH | amandawilkinsongallery.com […]

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Seminar: Queer Korean Trans & Diaspora Dissident Identity

by Events Editor 22 November 2017
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News of a student-organised seminar at SOAS: Seminar: Queer Korean Trans & Diaspora Dissident Identity 1 December at 17:00–19:00 SOAS, S113 of the Senate House (Paul Webley Wing) building Hosted by Queer Asia and SOAS North Korea Society Registration required via Eventbrite Check the event’s Facebook page for updates How do bodies, borders, queer, and […]

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BAKS / SOAS conference: North Korea and North-East Asian security

by Events Editor 20 November 2017
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Notice of a conference on North East Asian security in the Paul Webley Wing of the Senate House, which will be followed by the BAKS AGM in Room 4426 of the SOAS main building. North Korea and North-East Asian security: Reconciling conflicting national interests Saturday, 2 December 2017, 2:00 – 5:00 PM SOAS, Paul Webley […]

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Babbling Comedy comes to Soho Theatre for the festive season

by Events Editor 15 November 2017
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Team Ongals comes to the West End to keep us entertained throughout the festive season. Ongals: Babbling Comedy Mon 4 Dec 2017 – Sat 6 Jan 2018, 6.30pm. Matinees Saturdays 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec, and 6 Jan & Thu 21, Fri 22, Wed 27, Thu 28 and Fri 29 Dec, 2pm Soho Theatre | […]

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Asian Sounds Project inside Thames Tunnel

by Events Editor 14 November 2017
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Jihye Kim, Beibei Wang and Belle Chen perform in a pretty unusual location: Asian Sound Project: Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, Earth Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 7:30pm £10 full price / £5 student or concession Brunel Museum | Railway Avenue | Rotherhithe | London SE16 4LF More information: http://www.brunel-museum.org.uk/events/asian-sound-project-metal-wood-water-fire-earth/ Alcoholic drinks and light […]

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Sunju Lee: Enfolded Surface, at The Muse gallery

by Events Editor 11 November 2017
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The Muse Gallery presents: Sun Ju Lee: Enfolded Surface The Muse Gallery | 269 Portobello Rd | London W11 1LR | www.themuseat269.com 30 Nov – 24 Dec 2017 Opening Night 30.11, 6.30-9.00pm Sun Ju Lee’s works compel us to move. Hundreds of monofilament wires wound around a frame glisten with shapes that emerge and disappear, […]

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KCC’s November House Concert features Jinah Shim (piano)

by Events Editor 10 November 2017
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News of this month’s House Concert at the Korean Cultural Centre KCC House Concert with Jinah Shim (Piano) Tuesday 28 November, 7pm | Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission is free, but booking is required RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 Beethoven: Sonata No. 15 in […]

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Screening: Plantarians / Did You Eat Rice?

by Events Editor 7 November 2017
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News of an upcoming screening of works by Ellie Kyungran Heo at Lux, the venue for the artist films in the London Korean Film Festival. Plantarians Sun 26 Nov 2017 / 2pm – 4pm LUX | Waterlow Park Centre | Dartmouth Park Hill | London N19 5JF | https://lux.org.uk/ Free, but booking required. | Book […]

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Kim Munho: Buncheong Story, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 5 November 2017
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News of Han Collection’s next exhibition: Kim Munho: Buncheong Story Exhibition: 15 – 28 November 2017 Opening night: 14th November 18:00-21:00 ​Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Han Collection is pleased to present this new solo exhibition of Korean pottery artist, Kim Mun Ho. This exhibition is a […]

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