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BTS: A Global Interdisciplinary Conference Project at Kingston University

Media & Communications & Music at Kingston University present: BTS (방탄소년단): A Global Interdisciplinary Conference Project Dates: Saturday 4 January – Sunday 5 January 2020 Venue: John Galsworthy Building | Penrhyn Road campus | Penrhyn Road | Kingston upon Thames | Surrey KT1 2EE Price: to be confirmed Booking and full conference programme is now … [Read More]

Kingston School of Art and Royal School of Needlework collaborate with Hanbok Advancement Centre

The first stage of an innovative collaboration between the Hanbok Advancement Centre, Kingston School of Art and the Royal School of Needlework had its first public exhibition last week at Kingston University’s Stanley Picker Gallery. The collaboration was the brainchild of Justina Jang, who through Korean British Cultural Exchange shares Korean culture with London and … [Read More]

Hanbok-inspired fashion on show in Kingston University

An international project in which the Royal School of Needlework collaborated with the Korean Hanbok Advancement Centre, KBCE and Kingston University, has offered a unique opportunity for students to create exhibitable works which creatively reinterpreted elements of the traditional Korean dress (Hanbok) using both traditional and contemporary hand embroidery techniques. The finished pieces by Kingston … [Read More]

Blazers make big impact on London Fashion Week catwalk

Striking over-sized suit jackets stole the limelight at Vauxhall Fashion Scout as Kingston University MA fashion student Eunjin Oh revealed her latest womenswear range. The 25-year-old designer’s London Fashion Week collection entitled ‘A woman confined’ was inspired by a startling image she saw in a book by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat, who’s work challenges stereotypes … [Read More]