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Liverpool Biennial seeks emerging Korean curator

An interesting opportunity for an emerging Korean curator to work on the 2020 Liverpool Biennial: Curatorial Fellowship Dates: October 2019 – 2020 Location: Liverpool Hours: 37.5 per week Total fee: £22,000 Application deadline: 1 July 2019 Liverpool Biennial, working in collaboration with Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea, is offering an exciting opportunity for … [Read More]

Korean bands at Liverpool Sound City

The Liverpool Sound City website is, less than two weeks before the event, a bit light on detail as to the Korean bands attending and exact timing of the gigs. However, based on hearsay, some Facebook posts, a tweet from a record label and creatively joining the dots, the following bands (at least) should be … [Read More]

[Liverpool] Yunchul Kim in Broken Symmetries at FACT

Yunchul Kim is participating in a group exhibition in Liverpool, showing the work that was recently on display in the KCC (apart from one item which unfortunately got damaged). Broken Symmetries 22 November 2018 – 3 March 2019 FACT | 88 Wood Street | Liverpool L1 4DQ | Galleries open Tue – Sun 11:00 – 18:00 Yunchul … [Read More]

Zandari Festa showcase at Liverpool Sound City

Zandari Festa are showcasing six Korean bands at Liverpool Sound City this year. Keep checking the official Sound City website for the detailed schedule, but at time of writing it looks like the showcase will be sometime on Saturday 5 May in Constellations Garden. Zandari Festa Showcase Constellations Garden | 35 – 39 Greenland Street … [Read More]

Nam June Paik retrospective at Tate Liverpool

With a Korean curator at Tate Liverpool since the beginning of 2008, it was only a matter of time before there was going to be a blockbuster Korean show there. Curator Lee Sook-kyung moved to Tate Liverpool from the Kings Lynn Arts Centre in 2008, having previously worked at the National Museum of Contemporary Art … [Read More]