Short + Experimental Film

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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Event news: ARTTALK – Filmic Dialogue with Yunjoo Kwak and Igor Sevcuk

by Events Editor 18 March 2016
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Continuing the ARTTALK series, this one focuses on experimental film. ARTTALK: Filmic Dialogue with Yunjoo Kwak and Igor Sevcuk, moderated by The Otolith Collective Monday 4 April from 6.30pm to 8.00pm Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings | 1–3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW Main Entrance on Northumberland Avenue Registration required via info@kccuk.org.uk Now […]

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Review: Embeddedness — The past, present and future of Korean experimental film

by Philip Gowman 14 March 2016
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The series of three screenings of short experimental films at the Tate in September 2015 was a fascinating insight into an artform that is hardly mainstream. To someone not used to sitting in darkened rooms watching 16mm creations the experience was sometimes confusing, sometimes rewarding, but never less than interesting. And what brought the whole […]

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Kim Kulim in London: 4’33” and the meaning of 1/24”

by Philip Gowman 14 March 2016
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One of the highlights of the two-day focus on Korean artist films at Tate Modern was the opportunity to meet veteran avant-garde artist Kim Kulim. Kim was a leading experimental artist who first achieved prominence in the 1960s, exploring new frontiers such as performance, mail art and land art as well as experimental film. “I do […]

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Embeddedness: synopses of the films shown

by Philip Gowman 29 September 2015
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The following is the text from the programme for the series of three screenings of Korean artists’ films which took place at Tate Modern’s Starr Auditorium, 18-19 September 2015. Embeddednes: Artist Films and Videos from Korea, 1960s to Now 18 — 19 September 2015 Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium £5 / £4 per screening The first […]

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Event update: Embeddedness — Korean artist films at Tate Modern

by Events Editor 14 September 2015
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Tate Modern have now released the detailed programme for the short film screenings this weekend. The whole event looks tremendously exciting, with two of the artists present for Q&A after the screenings. We’ve updated our original event notice with all the details, and I’ve just bought my tickets (turning down a Q&A with Bae Doona […]

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Embeddedness: Artist Films and Videos from Korea 1960s to Now

by Events Editor 23 August 2015
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An interesting collaboration between the KCC, Tate Modern and EXiS (the 10th Experimental Film And Video Festival In Seoul 2015) brings you a collection of Korean artist videos in a series of three two-hour screenings. Embeddedness: Artist Films and Videos from Korea 1960s to Now Tate Modern Friday 18 – Saturday 19 September 2015 Adult […]

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The Shade of Prosperity – Korean art film / video art at Rivington Place, Hoxton

by Events Editor 29 November 2012
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If you’ve seen Kim Ayoung‘s topical photo reconstructions before, or Hong Young-in‘s multicultural embroideries, you will be interested in seeing a new aspect to their work. Along with 3 other artsts – Kim Sejin, Kwon Hyewon and Japanese artist Saki Satom they are contributing to a collection of artistic films / video art in a […]

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Saharial reviews My Beautiful Short Films (Volume 4)

by Saharial 2 April 2010
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Released by KOFIC / Korean Academy of Film Arts, this DVD was one I was very curious and keen to see. Consisting of 10 short films made by directors while studying at the Academy, the shorts range between 11 and 30 minutes long. I was keen to get this because Bong Joon-ho was involved in […]

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Korean short films in Futureshorts February programme

by Events Editor 17 February 2007

Futureshorts’ February programme is themed for Valentine’s Day. Two Korean shorts will be making an appearance. A Vital Activity Dir: Joum-kyun Oh, 2003 An irrepressible need to make love sends a young couple on a quest for a suitable location A Path of Tears Dir: Sujin Jo, 2005 A beautifully sorrowful animation about a break-up […]

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