London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Young In Hong’s 5100: Pentagon

Here are a few photos and a video from the two performances of Young In Hong’s work 5100: Pentagon on 4 June 2017 in the courtyard of the Royal Academy of Arts in Piccadilly. The performers were all volunteers, of whom fewer turned up than expected because of the terrorist incident in the London bridge … [Read More]

Gallery visit: Yun Sungfeel at Hanmi Gallery

Here are a few installation shots of Yun Sungfeel’s current exhibition, Fields of Immersion, which closed on Friday. Working from the top down, a couple from his Chaos, Cosmos and Circulation series on the second floor – iron filings and glue. Next, his Energy series of metal sculptures, which were installed on the first floor: … [Read More]

Celtic v Arsenal: interview with Ki Sung-yueng

Aashish Gadhvi is amassing an impressive collection of exclusive interviews with South Korea’s best footballers. He caught up with Ki Sung-yueng after scoring for Celtic against Arsenal in the Emirates Cup on 1 August 2010. Ki is on fine form: excellent English, and relaxed and informative. In fact he interviews much better than many English … [Read More]

Team Korea’s Training Day: the Video

Earlier this week, Aashish Gadhvi joined the South Korean squad at their training day at the Bank of England Sports Club in Roehampton – the only non-Korean journalist present. Here’s his video of the proceedings. Check out his article, including an interview with Celtic’s Ki Sung-yong, here. South Korea meet Ivory Coast at Loftus Road … [Read More]