It feels like it’s been an incredibly busy year, and as I come to write this review I realise that, much more so than in previous years, many of the things that have been memorable I haven’t had time to write about – and maybe won’t. I’ve written separately about the films it was possible […]
I, Kid is now the seventh exhibition by the Korean Artists Association UK to be held at the KCC, and their 9th performance. This year’s performance and exhibition aimed to give expression to a feeling of nostalgia for one’s childhood – and for most artists participating in the event, this meant their childhood back in Korea. Previous […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and not the normal KCC address. i, kid — 우리어릴적 Exhibition and performance […]
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.
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 email@example.com. Arirang: the 2015 Korean Artists’ Association summer residency at the KCC 2015 Opening Reception: Tue 7th July 6pm – 8.30pm PERFORMANCE: 7pm RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org EXHIBITION: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 email@example.com) – this time contains a […]
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 […]
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. See details of the main event here. And the programme for the performance is as follows: Collaborative Performance 1. ‘Petal – like’ (꽃잎처럼) Poem […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]