Call for Curators

After the two 2013 exhibitions curated by guest curators, the KCCUK has again issued a call for curators to put on a show in the summer months of 2014. Full details can be found on the KCCUK website. The two exhibitions put on as a result of last year’s Call for Curators were The Hidden […]

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Theresa Hak Kyung Cha screens at the ICA

by Events Editor 30 September 2013
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A screening of some of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s films at the ICA, followed by a discussion. It dovetails nicely with the exhibition devoted to Cha at the KCC which closes on the same day as the screening. It would have been nice to have had the screening slightly earlier so that one could go […]

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Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-82): a portrait in fragments

by Events Editor 22 September 2013
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I really struggled with Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s book Dictée when I read it a few ears ago. But I’m not one to give up easily, and I’m hoping that this upcoming exhibition will provide another way in to this multi-faceted artist. Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-82): a portrait in fragments 24 Sep – 26 […]

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The Hidden Cost of Prosperity – a brave and rewarding exhibition at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 15 June 2013
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Probably the bravest and among the most thought-provoking exhibitions that the KCC has hosted in its five year history is The Hidden Cost of Prosperity, a look at the darker side of the Miracle on the Han – the exploited underclass. The exhibition was one of the winners of the KCC’s Call for Curators, a […]

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Yoonsuk Choi: The Chronicle of Mr. Kim

by Philip Gowman 13 May 2013
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A video of Yoonsuk Choi’s live performance on 10 May 2013 (16’54”) at the opening event of The Hidden Cost of Prosperity – a group exhibitino curated by Anna Art Project (annaartproject.co.uk) at the Korean Cultural Centre UK, 10 May – 6 June 2013 Keywords: Artists: Choi Yoon-suk (최윤석) Organisations and venues: Anna Art Project […]

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The Hidden Cost of Prosperity – a winning curatorial project at the KCC

by Events Editor 29 April 2013
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In December last year Anna Miyoung Kim curated an evening of video art work investigating the darker side of Korea’s economic growth – and possibly of capitalism more widely – in an interesting project called The Shade of Prosperity. Apart from presenting a diverse range of short videos loosely based on a theme – rather […]

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KCC calls for curatorial proposals for 2013 group exhibitions

by Philip Gowman 31 December 2012
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A new initiative for two group shows at the KCC in 2013: 2013 Open Call for Curatorial Proposals The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) invites individual or collective curators to submit an exhibition proposal for a 6-week show of visual art in our exhibition space in central London. Two successful proposals – one proposal by […]

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