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For their January 2017 exhibition and performance at the KCC, the Korean Artists Association chose nostalgia for childhood as their theme. The text which follows is from the exhibition catalogue, with installation shots mainly by LKL. I, Kid. 우리어릴적 Childhood memories are special to all of us. They do not disappear, but are planted in […]

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Event news: i, kid — the Korean Artists Association residency at the KCC

by Events Editor 28 December 2016
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This is now the seventh exhibition by the Korean Artists Association UK to be held at the KCC. Their opening performance is always very popular and numbers are strictly limited so get your registration in early. Note that registration is via koreanartuk@gmail.com and not the normal KCC address. i, kid — 우리어릴적 Exhibition and performance […]

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The KAA’s residency at the KCC – a video of the opening performance

by Philip Gowman 23 August 2015
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Here is a video of the opening performance of this year’s Korean Artist Association’s residency at the KCC – entitled Arirang – by Jason Verney of Native Nomad Pictures. Event tags: KAA 2015: Arirang Organisations and venues: KAAUK | KCCUK Other tags: KCC Exhibitions

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Arirang: the 2015 KAA summer residency at the KCC

by Events Editor 23 June 2015
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This year’s summer residency of the Korean Artists Association at the KCC runs for nearly three weeks, 7 – 27 July. Registration is required for the opening performance, via koreanartuk@gmail.com. Arirang: the 2015 Korean Artists’ Association summer residency at the KCC 2015 Opening Reception: Tue 7th July 6pm – 8.30pm PERFORMANCE: 7pm RSVP: koreanartuk@gmail.com EXHIBITION: […]

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Korea Chronicles – the video of the opening performance

by Philip Gowman 11 October 2014
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Here is a video of the opening performance of the Korea Chronicles residency at the KCC, by Jason Verney of Native Nomad Pictures. The performance was on 12 August 2014. As Jason comments: This film features the performances and concert in its entirety, along with added extras – the preparation beforehand, the artwork associated with […]

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DJ Joonki’s K-pop mash-up

by Philip Gowman 16 August 2014
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For those of you who couldn’t make it to the opening event of the Korean Artists Association residency on 12 August, here’s the DJ set from Joonki, via his YouTube channel. He was only alotted 5 minutes, but did pretty well to cover 30 years of K-pop. I’d like to hear something a bit longer […]

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Korea Chronicles: the 2014 KAA Summer Residency at the KCC

by Events Editor 31 July 2014
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This year’s Korean Artists Association residency at the KCC runs from 12 – 30 August this year. It’s nice that they’ve got nearly two weeks this time – fully deserved on the basis of the quality of past residencies. The opening evening – for which registration is essential (via koreanartuk@gmail.com) – this time contains a […]

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The KAA’s 합 Collaboration exhibition at the KCC: photos of some of the work

by Philip Gowman 17 November 2013
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The KAA’s excellent 합, 合, Collaboration exhibition has now been reviewed over on koreanartists.co.uk. Here are some photos from the exhibition, with text from the exhibition catalogue. Photos by LKL, except where credited otherwise. Click on the thumbnails for a bigger version of the image. Kang Soon-yul My entry for this exhibition is based on […]

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합 Collaboration: video of the opening performance

by Philip Gowman 1 September 2013
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For the first time the KAA’s performance at their KCC residency was filmed in its entirety. Good news for those who couldn’t manage to squeeze in to the standing-room-only event! Thanks to Jason Verney of miniminimovie.com for the film. The event programme can be found on the KAA website here. Event tags: KAA 2013: 합 […]

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KAA’s 합, 合, Collaboration programme: the opening performance

by Events Editor 7 August 2013
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As in previous years, the KAA’s residency at the KCC launches with a varied programme of music and performance during the opening festivities on 28 August. Pre-registration is required via koreanartuk@gmail.com. See details of the main event here. And the programme for the performance is as follows: Collaborative Performance 1. ‘Petal – like’ (꽃잎처럼) Poem […]

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The KAA’s 2013 summer programme at the KCC: 합, 合, Collaboration

by Events Editor 4 August 2013
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Every year the Korean Artists Association UK puts together a programme at the KCC showcasing the talents of their visual and performance artists, together with a few invited guests. Coming up later this month is their 6th such residency, which opens with a diverse range of performance, includes a conference and workshop, and for which […]

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KAA’s 합, 合, Collaboration programme: the Conference and Workshop

by Events Editor 4 August 2013
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Accompanying the KAA’s summer programme this year is a conference on Korean popular culture and performance with some well-known speakers, and a session on some of Korea’s historical books in UK collections given by KAA member Young-shin Kim. Pre-registration is required. Further details below: The Korean Artists Association Conference & Workshop The Korean Artist Association […]

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Exhibition visit: 오방색 O Bang Saek – the KAA’s fifth residency at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 3 August 2013
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With the KAA residency at the KCC having become a regular annual fixture in the latter’s calendar, it is possible for the organisers to plan with greater certainty, more secure in the knowledge that there will be a space ready to showcase their talents. The fifth such programme fell in the fifth year of the […]

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Free Gayageum classes at the KCC

by Events Editor 23 March 2013
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Many readers will have seen KAA Chairman Jung Ji-eun perform on her gayageum at various events. Now you can have some free classes from her at the KCC. Download an application form from the KCC website. Korean Music Classes: Introducing the Gayageum Would you like to learn a Korean Musical Instrument? The Korean Cultural Centre […]

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Free Minhwa classes at the KCC

by Events Editor 23 March 2013
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KAA member Eun-jung Feleppa will be giving free classes in Korean folk painting at the KCC. The weekly classes will be held on Thursday early evening, 5pm – 7pm. Application forms can be downloaded from the KCC website. More details below: Minhwa: Korean Painting Classes The Korean Cultural Centre UK is now taking applications for […]

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O Bang Saek – Shouvik Datta visits the opening event of the KAA exhibition

by Shouvik Datta 10 December 2012
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The exhibition and performance by the Korean Artists Association at the Korean Cultural Centre (Strand, London) on November 28, featured painting and displays of visual art, traditional Korean instruments and a performance of highly modern dance. The association was originally founded in 1997 by a group of Korean artists and poets to promote Korean culture […]

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오방색 O BANG SAEK: the 5th Korean Artists Association event at the KCC

by Events Editor 20 November 2012
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The annual exhibition and performance by the Korean Artists Association UK at the KCC opens 28 November, lasting until 4 December. 오방색 O BANG SAEK An Exhibition & Performance by The Korean Artists Association UK Korean Cultural Centre UK 28th Nov. – 4th Dec. Opening Reception Wed. 28th Nov 2012 6.30 – 8.30 pm Performance […]

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