Nothing prepared you for the sight that greeted you when you entered the room containing the Korean crafts at Tent London. As you were wandering past the various stalls in the main part of the exhibition displaying contemporary crafts from around the world on your way to the “Constancy and Change” room, you might have […]


Kang Bong Kyu: Korea, Koreanity at the KCC

by Events Editor 5 October 2011
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It’s only a brief, 2-week, exhibition, but it’s well worth a visit. In fact it’s worth more than one visit: From 5th October to 18th October 2011, the Federation for Gwangju Museum of Art will hold an exhibition on traditional Korean aesthetics entitled, “Kang Bong Kyu, Korean, Koreanity” at the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK). […]

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Bobowrap – a nice gift idea

by Philip Gowman 19 April 2010
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Bobowrap has been giving away free wrapping scarves. @bobowrap Sounds like I need to become one of your Facebook fans in reply to bobowrap # Keywords: General post tags: Bobowrap | Bojagi

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Pojagi wrapping cloths take off in America

by Philip Gowman 14 March 2010
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Pojagi wrapping cloths get a new lease of life in America with the Bobo Wrapping Scarf, created by Korean-American Patricia Lee. # Described as “eco-luxe reusable wraps,” the bobos are now available in luxurious Asian-inspired brocades, trendy animal prints, quirky stripes and floral patterns. Source: Korea Times Keywords: General post tags: Bojagi

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Mudang and minhwa

by Philip Gowman 28 February 2009
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A write-up of a study day at SOAS and British Museum on 24 Feb 2009. Shamans, Chaekkori, Bojagi and Chogapko all demystified. And, meet the Toilet Spirit.

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