Event Archive 2017

Below is a listing of 2017 events, with links to the original event notice. Where LKL has reviewed the event, an additional link is provided. Where an event lasts for several days or weeks, it appears in the list sorted on its start date.

EventDateReview
MinJung Baek piano recital at Guildhall SchoolFri 15 Dec 2017
Korean Sounds: East Meets West - DanceWed 13 Dec 2017
Concert by London Korean Choral SocietySat 09 Dec 2017
Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung: Dawn Breaks08 Dec - 27 Jan 2018
Babbling Comedy at Soho Theatre04 Dec - 06 Jan 2018
BAKS / SOAS conference: North Korea and North-East Asian securitySat 02 Dec 2017
Seminar: Queer Korean Trans & Diaspora Dissident IdentityFri 01 Dec 2017
Sunju Lee: Enfolded Surface, at The Muse gallery30 Nov - 24 Dec 2017
KCC’s November House Concert features Jinah Shim (piano)Tue 28 Nov 2017
Jewyo Rhii & Jihyun Jung in conversation with Je Yun MoonTue 28 Nov 2017
Screening: Plantarians / Did You Eat Rice?Sun 26 Nov 2017
American Hwangap by Lloyd Suh at Typhoon 2017Sun 26 Nov 2017
Young In Hong -- The Moon's Trick, at the KCC21 Nov - 29 Dec 2017
K-Arts Dance Company returns to Trinity LabanTue 21 Nov 2017
Asian Sounds Project inside Thames Tunnel21 Nov - 22 Nov 2017
Jewyo Rhii: The Day 3, Walls and Barbed – at Amanda Wilkinson Gallery18 Nov - 21 Jan 2018Here
Kim Munho: Buncheong Story, at Han Collection15 Nov - 28 Nov 2017
Han Kang launches her White Book in London & Manchester13 Nov - 15 Nov 2017
Juree Kim + Neil Brownsword open studio at V+A11 Nov - 09 Dec 2017Here
Lacquer masterclass at the V+AWed 08 Nov 2017
Exhibition: Image-Manipulate-Play, at The Print Room07 Nov - 11 Nov 2017
Exhibition: Cross the Timeline — Korean ceramics at Han Collection02 Nov - 11 Nov 2017
London Korean Film Festival 2017: full programme details26 Oct - 19 Nov 2017Here
Bahngbek performs at Rich Mix as part of LEAFFThu 26 Oct 2017
K-music 2017 -- Park Jiha: CommunionWed 25 Oct 2017Here
Eun-Me Ahn’s Let Me Change Your Name in Dance Umbrella24 Oct - 25 Oct 2017Here
Anna Paik: Invocation, at Han Collection24 Oct - 31 Oct 2017
KCC’s October House Concert features Seungwon Lee (piano) and Amy Yule (flute)Tue 24 Oct 2017
K-music 2017 -- Kingston RudieskaMon 23 Oct 2017
London East Asia Film Festival 2017: full programme details19 Oct - 29 Oct 2017Here
Soon-Hak Kwon: Everynothing, at Union Gallery18 Oct - 04 Nov 2017Here
K-music 2017 — AUXSun 15 Oct 2017
K-music + Korean Sounds – East Meet West: LoveWed 11 Oct 2017
Oh Myung-hee: Metamorphosis – a Journey of Transformation, at Saatchi Gallery10 Oct - 30 Oct 2017
K-music 2017 — Woojae Park, Soumik Datta + Shogo YoshiiMon 09 Oct 2017Here
Zadie Xa with Jihye Kim in Guest Ghost Host Machine! marathonSat 07 Oct 2017
Screening: Criminal ConspiracySat 07 Oct 2017Here
Korean films at the 2017 BFI London Film Fest06 Oct - 15 Oct 2017Here
Korean Masters, at Pontone Gallery06 Oct - 29 Oct 2017
Oh Man-chul: How brilliant is the love of clay and fire, at Han Collection05 Oct - 21 Oct 2017Here
Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho in Frieze London project05 Oct - 08 Oct 2017
Event news: Haegue Yang + Kim Yong-ik in conversationTue 03 Oct 2017
K-music 2017 — Hyelim Kim + Alice ZawadzkiMon 02 Oct 2017Here
Han Collection’s Korean Arts lecture series02 Oct - 18 Oct 2017
Exhibition / performance: Geumhyung Jeong in Tate Modern Tanks02 Oct - 08 Oct 2017Here
Kim Yong-ik: I Believe My Works Are Still Valid — at Spike Island, Bristol30 Sep - 17 Dec 2017
Joo Yeon Sir in Karl Jenkins’s The Armed ManFri 29 Sep 2017
Autumn 2017 season of lectures at SOAS29 Sep - 08 Dec 2017
Geumhyung Jeong: Private Collection — Unperformed Objects, at Delfina Foundation28 Sep - 11 Nov 2017Here
Factory Girls by Yangson Project tours London, Midlands and South28 Sep - 13 Oct 2017
RUSI report launch: Preparing for a Second Korean WarThu 28 Sep 2017
K-music 2017 — Jeduk Jeon + Juwon ParkWed 27 Sep 2017Here
Kim Yong-ik: Artist of the Year exhibition at the KCC26 Sep - 04 Nov 2017
KCC’s September house concert features Kitbi Lee (violin)Tue 26 Sep 2017
K-music 2017 — Heemoon Lee & PreludeSun 24 Sep 2017Here
G-Dragon European tour comes to UK23 Sep - 24 Sep 2017
Screening and discussion: Village vs Empire — Jeju and GangjeongSat 23 Sep 2017
Korean ceramics at the British Ceramics Biennial23 Sep - 05 Nov 2017Here
David Bowie Tribute Exhibition – A Korean connection22 Sep - 04 Nov 2017
A focus on Korean Jewellery at the V+AFri 22 Sep 2017
Korean designers at London Design Fair21 Sep - 24 Sep 2017
London band Ooberfuse join Yoon Band in Seoul Amnesty gigWed 20 Sep 2017
Soon Yul Kang — Between Heart & Mind, at Han Collection19 Sep - 30 Sep 2017Here
Lee Kang-hyo in Making Futures at Plymouth College of Art18 Sep - 21 Sep 2017
Kingston Korean FestivalSat 16 Sep 2017Here
K-music 2017 -- Black String & Kathryn TickellFri 15 Sep 2017Here
Hyelim Kim: Taegŭm in MotionThu 14 Sep 2017
Korean artists at START Art Fair 201714 Sep - 17 Sep 2017
Final LKFF 2017 Teaser: The VillainessMon 11 Sep 2017Here
BKS hosts presentation by Economist Intelligence UnitWed 06 Sep 2017Here
The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner: Seung Ae Lee05 Sep - 09 Sep 2017
KARD: "Wild Kard" tour in LondonFri 01 Sep 2017
One Day, Maybe: Hull City of Culture work inspired by Gwangju01 Sep - 01 Oct 2017
Exhibition news (Wigan): North Korea, An Exploration01 Sep - 27 Sep 2017
Exhibition news: “Dol” – baby’s first birthday celebration in Korea31 Aug - 03 Oct 2017
The Villainess: London screenings27 Aug - 21 Sep 2017Here
Concert news: Sonics — Taegum and Electronic MusicSat 26 Aug 2017
KCC’s August house concert features Seungbin Lee (piano)Tue 22 Aug 2017
Event news: Yeon Lee — Running Stage, at Coldharbour StudiosFri 18 Aug 2017
Hwang Sok-yong: A Modern Tale of PovertyThu 17 Aug 2017
Kim Kyung-ju poetry tour15 Aug - 18 Aug 2017
6th LKFF 2017 Teaser: Jang Hoon’s Taxi DriverMon 14 Aug 2017Here
Kim Jong-nam assassination examined in BBC documentarySun 13 Aug 2017Here
Battleship Island gets a UK release11 Aug - 17 Aug 2017Here
Unwrapping My Korean Cinema: final screenings10 Aug - 25 Aug 2017
Event news: The Knitting Club screens at the KCC, 3 AugustThu 03 Aug 2017
Korean performers at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe02 Aug - 28 Aug 2017Here
Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: SpaceWed 02 Aug 2017
Call for writers – Bongsu Park’s INTERNAL LIBRARY projectSun 30 Jul 2017
Connect North Korea's 1st monthly meet-upSat 29 Jul 2017
Event news: Women Now — a night of short movies at the KCCThu 27 Jul 2017
KCC’s July house concert features the Halcyon QuartetTue 25 Jul 2017
Shin Sang-ok’s It’s not her sin screens at the KCCThu 20 Jul 2017
Event news: SOAS Korean Music summer school17 Jul - 21 Jul 2017
Exhibition news: Made in Korea – Ceramics at Sladmore Contemporary12 Jul - 28 Jul 2017
5th LKFF 2017 Teaser: Lee Soo-yeon’s BluebeardMon 10 Jul 2017
Event news: Han Yujoo launches The Impossible FairytaleMon 10 Jul 2017Here
Event news: London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel KoreaSat 08 Jul 2017Here
Kingston Museum exhibition: Through Their Eyes07 Jul - 30 Sep 2017Here
Sun Ju Lee in Arthill Gallery Summer Group Show06 Jul - 03 Sep 2017
Do Ho Suh in one-night-only installation for Art NightSat 01 Jul 2017
Lee Jeonglok and Lee Jinyong at Pontone Gallery30 Jun - 23 Jul 2017
Okja to screen in London cinema for 2 days28 Jun - 29 Jun 2017Here
Event news: KCC’s June house concert features Samson Tsoy ChoiTue 27 Jun 2017
Exhibition: Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive27 Jun - 19 Aug 2017
Event news: Adam Cathcart talks on Soviet art’s impact on DPRKTue 27 Jun 2017
Event news: performances in the upcoming Korean Avant-Garde exhibition26 Jun - 29 Jul 2017
Soyoung Chung in Delfina Foundation residency26 Jun - 17 Sep 2017
DEAN, MISO, 2xxx! + opening guest SAAY play KOKO Camden24 Jun - 25 Jun 2017
Korea focus in Greenwich & Docklands International Festival23 Jun - 01 Jul 2017
Exhibition news: Sungfeel Yun in Artist Rooms22 Jun - 30 Jun 2017
Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: VirtuosoWed 21 Jun 2017
Event news: the 4th LKFF Teaser is Han Jae-rim’s The KingMon 12 Jun 2017
BKS hosts an interview with Michael BreenMon 12 Jun 2017Here
Event news: Translation Pitch — East and Southeast AsiaThu 08 Jun 2017
Exhibition news: Paper Man — Lee Joo-youn, at Han Collection07 Jun - 21 Jun 2017
Event news: Jongmin Park’s Wigmore Hall debutSun 04 Jun 2017
Event news: 5100: Pentagon commemorates Gwangju in danceSun 04 Jun 2017Here
Event news: Beyond Words – South Korean + British poets in collaborationSat 03 Jun 2017
Event news: panel talk on poetry translationFri 02 Jun 2017
In-sook Chappell’s This Isn’t Romance gets Korean performance02 Jun - 18 Jun 2017
Event news: Zadie Xa in Block Universe commissionThu 01 Jun 2017
Event news: Nah Youn Sun at Ronnie ScottsWed 31 May 2017
KCC’s May house concert features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone)Tue 30 May 2017
Event news: DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble UK tour 201726 May - 31 May 2017
Event news: Undercover in Pyongyang – a discussion at Asia HouseWed 24 May 2017
Event news: Reflections on the East Asian 20th Century, at Asia HouseTue 23 May 2017
Event news: The Barberettes + Sultan of the Disco @ BorderlineTue 23 May 2017
Gig news: Monotones + Billy Carter @ NambuccaTue 23 May 2017
Baek Seung-hwa’s Queen of Walking is the 3rd LKFF TeaserMon 22 May 2017Here
Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition at V+A19 May - 11 Feb 2018Here
Event news: the 2017 International Symposium on North Korean Human RightsThu 18 May 2017
Gig news: Love X Stereo at the Windmill and Alleycat15 May - 21 May 2017Here
UK ambassadors to the two Koreas talk at SOASThu 11 May 2017
Indie acts performing at the festivals in May and June11 May - 25 Jun 2017
Event news: Song Byeok’s debut UK exhibition + discussion evening08 May - 12 May 2017
Lee Seung-taek at Palazzo Caboto, Venice08 May - 28 Jun 2017
Documentary screening: My Brothers and Sisters in the North05 May - 17 May 2017
Puncheong - Crossing the timelines, at Han Collection04 May - 03 Jun 2017
Made in Korea - Korean ceramics in Brighton04 May - 28 May 2017
Exhibition news: Between Serenity and Dynamism03 May - 03 Jun 2017Here
Exhibition news: Arumjigi brings work of 38 artisans to London Craft Week03 May - 07 May 2017
Say Sue Me plays at 100 Club, supporting Otoboke BeaverMon 01 May 2017
Korean Film Nights April – June 2017: On Foreign Ground27 Apr - 15 Jun 2017
KCC's April House concert features Hyungi LeeTue 25 Apr 2017
Event news: Short films by UK based Korean directorsMon 24 Apr 2017
Event news: Jambinai Re:Connection Tour23 Apr - 26 Apr 2017
Event news: Concert for Alex – Yoon Chung (piano)Sat 22 Apr 2017
Event news: Channel 4 documentary + discussion — North Korea’s Reality TV Stars19 Apr - 21 Apr 2017
Conference news: Presence Through Sound — Place and contemporary music in and from East Asia18 Apr - 19 Apr 2017
Event news: Musicians from Korea and Japan at Club InegalesTue 18 Apr 2017
A reminder of Sewol 3rd anniversary eventsSun 16 Apr 2017
Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: SpringWed 12 Apr 2017
Event news: Lee Eon-hee’s Missing is the 2nd LKFF TeaserMon 10 Apr 2017
Free screening: SEWOL documentarySat 08 Apr 2017
Support for North Korean Exiles - a talk in New MaldenWed 05 Apr 2017Here
Jeongwon Eom: 1:60, the KCC's second 2017 Open Call exhibition03 Apr - 22 Apr 2017
Geumhyung Jeong in Delfina Foundation residency03 Apr - 25 Jun 2017Here
Minjung Baek piano recital in PetershamSun 02 Apr 2017
Event news: KCC’s March House Concert features Mun Jeong Kim (violin)Tue 28 Mar 2017
Event news: Escapee Kim Young-il talks at King’s LondonFri 24 Mar 2017
Kim Jee-woon’s Age of Shadows gets UK releaseFri 24 Mar 2017Here
Event news: Fatal Intuition is the final movie in the K-horror seriesThu 23 Mar 2017
Event news: Poetry reading by Don Mee ChoiWed 22 Mar 2017
An evening of poetry by Don Mee Choi and Denise RileyTue 21 Mar 2017Here
LKFF teaser screening #1: Zhang Lu's A Quiet DreamMon 20 Mar 2017Here
Conference news: North Korea – Beyond the Headlines, at LSE, 18 MarchSat 18 Mar 2017
Event news: Grace Kim + Rusty Filament @ CargoSat 18 Mar 2017
Event news: Lee Hyun-ju’s Our Love Story screens at BFI Flare17 Mar - 18 Mar 2017
Exhibition news: Hong Sungchul — Solid But Fluid, at Pontone Gallery17 Mar - 16 Apr 2017
Event news: Mourning Grave is the fifth in the K-Horror seriesThu 16 Mar 2017
Event news: The Apology screens at Human Rights Watch film festival15 Mar - 16 Mar 2017
Event news: James Cousins Company — Rosalind15 Mar - 18 Mar 2017
Free Lunchtime Screening of ‘Kung Fu Grandma’Wed 15 Mar 2017
Event news: the omnibus Horror Stories is next in the K-Horror seriesThu 09 Mar 2017
Exhibition: Haenyeo - Women of the Sea05 Mar - 01 Apr 2017Here
Event news: Pro-DPRK protest outside US embassySat 04 Mar 2017
Event news: A Blood Pledge is the third movie in the KCC’s K-horror seriesThu 02 Mar 2017
2017 Korean Literature Nights28 Feb - 29 Nov 2017Here
Exhibition news: Yeji Kim – Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things, at the KCC27 Feb - 18 Mar 2017Here
The 11th K-pop Academy25 Feb - 20 May 2017
Event news: Red Shoes is the second movie in the KCC’s K-horror seriesThu 23 Feb 2017
Event news: Deborah Smith on translating Bae SuahThu 23 Feb 2017
Event news: the first KCC House Concert of the year is with Joo Yeon SirTue 21 Feb 2017
Zion.T plays the O2 Forum, Kentish TownFri 17 Feb 2017Here
2017 KCC film nights kick off with Princess AuroraThu 16 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: North Korean Paintings — Beyond Borders, Beauty, at Coningsby Gallery16 Feb - 19 Feb 2017Here
Event news: an evening concert by Korean musicians at the Royal Academy of MusicWed 08 Feb 2017
Event news: LSE SU Korea Future ForumSat 04 Feb 2017
Korean language classes in Raynes ParkFri 03 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: Korean crafts at Collect 201702 Feb - 06 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: Korean show at Albemarle Gallery02 Feb - 04 Mar 2017
Event news: Jogakpo workshops at the Sunbury Embroidery Gallery01 Feb - 22 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: Do Ho Suh — Passage/s, at Victoria Miro01 Feb - 18 Mar 2017Here
Korean Cultural Classes in Surbiton23 Jan - 28 Mar 2017
Exhibition news: Lee Jaehyo — Nature Bound, at Pontone and Albemarle Gallery20 Jan - 01 Apr 2017
Event news: a Sungji Hong flute premiere, at the RCMFri 20 Jan 2017
Exhibition news: Park Seo-Bo — ZIGZAG: Ecriture 1983-1992, at White Cube20 Jan - 11 Mar 2017
SOAS Seminars, Spring 201719 Jan - 31 Mar 2017
Exhibition news: Korea Town, at Wimbledon Space – and a Korea DayThu 19 Jan 2017
Korean galleries at London Art Fair 201718 Jan - 22 Jan 2017Here
Hanmi Gallery at London Art Fair 201718 Jan - 22 Jan 2017Here
Event news: i, kid — the Korean Artists Association residency at the KCC16 Jan - 28 Jan 2017Here
Event news: Sewol documentary screening at Birkbeck, 9 JanMon 09 Jan 2017
Event news: Practical Engagement with DPR KoreaSat 07 Jan 2017
Exhibition news: Memories of Korea, at Han Collection from 6 January06 Jan - 28 Jan 2017
Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang31 Dec - 05 Jan 2017