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K-ART NOW: Monthly Forum by 4482 SASAPARI Artist Talk, Nayoung Jeong 7 – 8.15pm, Monday, 24 September 2018 Han Collection, 33 Museum Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A 1LH Nayoung Jeong is a ceramist, sculptor, and painter whose work takes form as performance and installation. Exploring identity rooted in heritage and uprooted by globalism, her process-oriented work […]

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London Korean Film Festival 2018: programme details announced

by Events Editor 18 September 2018
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The 2018 London Korean Film Festival programme was announced at last night’s final teaser screening: The 13th London Korean Film Festival 1 – 25 November 2018 LONDON, 17 September 2018 — Launching its 13th edition today, the London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) announced its full programme of films and events. Running from 1- 14 November in […]

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Do Ho Suh: Bridging Home, London to be installed near Liverpool Street

by Events Editor 18 September 2018
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News of a very visible public installation in the City of London. The work will be in place for up to six months. For those interested in such things, I attach at the bottom of this press release the report addressed to the City of London’s Planning and Transportation Committee recommending that permission be granted […]

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Michael Palin in North Korea on Channel 5

by Events Editor 17 September 2018
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Actor, TV personality and travel writer Michael Palin will be presenting a two-part documentary from the week or so he spent in North Korea earlier this year. He happened to be in the country during the meeting between Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un. The first episode screens on Thursday 20 September at 9pm on […]

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Haegue Yang at SOAS as part of the SOAS / Sotheby’s Series

by Events Editor 16 September 2018
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Notice of the first SOAS talk of the Autumn season: Artist talk: Haegue Yang at SOAS as part of the SOAS / Sotheby’s Series 4 October 2018, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS Register via Eventbrite Organised by SOAS Centre of Korean Studies and Sotheby’s Institute of Art Haegue Yang (b. […]

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KCC August House Concert: The Elpis Trio

by Events Editor 13 September 2018
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News of September’s House Concert at the KCC: Elpis Trio Tuesday 25 September 2018, 7pm Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk Sohyun Park – Piano | Sirius Chau – Flute | Hugo Lau – Clarinet The Elpis Trio comprises flautist Sirius […]

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Kimchi demonstration by Lee Ha-yeun

by Events Editor 13 September 2018
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Taking advantage of Lee Ha-yeun’s trip to the UK to participate in the Kingston Chuseok festivities, the KCC has organised a separate kimchi demonstration in the centre of town. But unless you were very quick with your registration, you’ll have to go down to Kingston on 22 September to see her demo. Kimchi demonstration by […]

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Online seminar: Lessons from Arts and Cultural Education in UK and South Korea

by Events Editor 13 September 2018
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An online seminar which is a product of the UK/Korea Creative Futures festival of culture sponsored by the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce): Lessons From Arts and Cultural Education in the UK and South Korea: Online Workshop Thursday 20th September 2018 at 11:30 – 12:30 Zoom / Online (full […]

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Shin Yong-il: Into the Void, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 12 September 2018
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Shin Yong-il’s work, brought by Gallery Do, was for me the highlight of the Korean artists at last year’s London Art Fair, so I’ll definitely be looking in at Han Collection to spend more time in its company: Shin Yong-il: Into the Void Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH […]

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[Birmingham] Orange Polar Bear, at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

by Events Editor 6 September 2018
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Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Hanyong Theatre, and the National Theatre Company of Korea, in association with Birmingham City University present: Orange Polar Bear by Sun-Duck Ko and Evan Placey Birmingham Repertory Theatre | Centenary Square | Broad St | Birmingham B1 2EP 01 Nov 2018 – 10 Nov 18 Tickets from £10 | Book tickets Performed […]

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Korean films at the 2018 BFI London Film Fest

by Events Editor 4 September 2018
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An exciting selection of Korean movies is lined up for the BFI London Film Festival, of which the highlight is undoubtedly Burning. Finally: Lee Chang-dong will be in town! All details below are from the BFI LFF website. Become a member and get access to tickets from 6 September, a week earlier than general release. […]

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Carousel Presents Suhyung Lee and Yujung Kim

by Events Editor 2 September 2018
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Don’t miss this opportunity to sample the food of Suhyung Lee and Yujung Kim, who are guest chefs at Marylebone’s foodie establishment Carousel for ten days in early September. Carousel Presents Suhyung Lee and Yujung Kim Carousel | 71 Blandford Street | Marylebone | London W1U 8AB | T: +44 (0)20 7487 5564 www.carousel-london.com 4 – 15 September | […]

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Koppel Art Hive + Sunny Art Prize group exhibitions

by Events Editor 29 August 2018
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Two group shows in September in London’s City / Midtown area feature Korean artists: Joonhong Min @ The Koppel Project Hive 26 Holborn Viaduct | EC1A 2AT London | thekoppelproject.com 6 – 8 September | Visit Facebook page for details The Koppel Project Hive is pleased to present a group exhibition featuring artists who have […]

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Korean artists exhibiting at START Art Fair 2018

by Events Editor 28 August 2018
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START Art Fair is now in its fifth year. As in previous years, there is a strong representation of Korean artists: START Art Fair Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY | startartfair.com Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th September 2018 11:00 – 18:00 (Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00) Book […]

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Korean designers at London Design Festival

by Events Editor 27 August 2018
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The London Design Festival is coming up in the middle of September, with 100% Design at Olympia in West London and Tent London in the East End. I’ve only managed to identify one Korean designer at Olympia (and I hope someone in the UK decides to stock their brassware). But there are plenty at Tent […]

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Kingston’s Korean Harvest Festival

by Events Editor 26 August 2018
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Now in its third year, the early Autumn Korean harvest festival organised by Korean British Cultural Exchange comes to Kingston’s marketplace this September: Kingston Celebrates Chuseok Saturday 22 September 2018, 12 noon – 4pm Ancient Market Place | Kingston-upon-Thames KT1 1JS www.kbce.org.uk/harvest Detailed schedule at the bottom of this page. Fun, family-friendly and free for […]

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Lady from 406 screens at Frightfest

by Events Editor 26 August 2018
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Blink and you’ll miss it, but there’s some Korean interest at Frightfest this weekend. Included in a showcase of short films is The Lady from 406 by director Lee Kyoung-mi (The Truth Beneath) starring Lee Young-ae. The Lady from 406 (아랫집 – UK Premiere) Part of Short Film Showcase 3 Prince Charles Discovery 1 Monday […]

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