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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

“Through the Looking Glass” panel discussion at Asia house

Yesterday morning’s panel session gave a priveleged1 insight into the work of some of the artists represented at the stimulating show at Asia House. Chaired by Beth McKillop of the V&A, the discussant panel included Alessio Antoniolli from Gasworks, Hans Ulrich Obrist from The Serpentine, curator Jiyoon Lee and artists Duck-hyun Cho, Yeondoo Jung, Jeong-hwa … [Read More]

Symposium on Shakespeare and Asian Theatre at Asia House

To accompany the staging of Oh Tae-seok’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet at the Barbican a special symposium will be held at Asia House: Symposium: Shakespeare and Asian Theatre Saturday 2 December at Asia House 10.30am – 1.30pm With panellists John Russell Brown, Kim Ah-jeong, Oh Tae-seok and David Tse Ka-shing Over the past decades, … [Read More]

November and December at Asia House

Asia House’s programme for November and December landed on the doormat yesterday. A very enticing programme of events for followers of Korean culture, and a good reason to join, if you haven’t already. The big events coming up are the art exhibition “Through the Looking Glass” and the performances of Oh Tae-suk’s version of Romeo … [Read More]

Chuseok celebrations at Asia House

The Chuseok celebrations at Asia House on 12 October, though a couple of days late for the festival itself, were warmly received by a capacity audience. Dr Keith Howard from SOAS gave a useful introduction to the meaning of Chuseok, and also explained the genesis of one of the instruments being played that evening — … [Read More]