UK/Korea Creative Futures

News of a very visible public installation in the City of London. The work will be in place for up to six months. For those interested in such things, I attach at the bottom of this press release the report addressed to the City of London’s Planning and Transportation Committee recommending that permission be granted […]

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Online seminar: Lessons from Arts and Cultural Education in UK and South Korea

by Events Editor 13 September 2018
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An online seminar which is a product of the UK/Korea Creative Futures festival of culture sponsored by the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce): Lessons From Arts and Cultural Education in the UK and South Korea: Online Workshop Thursday 20th September 2018 at 11:30 – 12:30 Zoom / Online (full […]

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KCC Exhibition: Hyen Jungyoon — Walking on Tiptoes

by Events Editor 19 July 2018
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The KCC’s final exhibition of the summer: Jungyoon Hyen: Walking on Tiptoes 2018 The Korean Cultural Centre UK and SPACE Studio Award Winner 6 August – 1 September 2018 @KCCUK OPENING RECEPTION: Monday 6 August, 6 – 8 PM RSVP: info@kccuk.org.uk | +44 (0)20 7004 2600 The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is pleased to […]

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Haegue Yang + Suki Seokyeong Kang at Liverpool Biennial

by Events Editor 30 June 2018
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Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place over 15 weeks across the city in public spaces, galleries, museums and online, Liverpool Biennial commissions artists from around the world to make and present work in the context of Liverpool. The 10th edition Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to […]

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Shiyeon Sung replaces Han-Na Chang in Korea-UK Closing Concert

by Events Editor 12 June 2018
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Shiyeon Sung is jumping in at short notice to conduct the Philharmonia Orchestra in the all-Romantic programme at the Royal Festival Hall this week, as Han-Na Chang is unwell. The concert marks the end of the year-long Korea-UK festival, and features Rossini’s William Tell overture, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and Grieg’s Piano Concerto with the […]

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Kimchi and Chips: Halo, at Somerset House

by Events Editor 26 May 2018
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A 20-day installation as part of the Korea / UK year of cultural exchange, 2017-18: Kimchi and Chips: Halo 8 – 27 June 2018 Free, Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House In the month of the summer solstice, a major courtyard installation brings the sun down to earth, in a heady alchemy of nature […]

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Jheon Soocheon: Space of Contemplation, at the KCC

by Events Editor 24 May 2018
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The KCC’s exhibition to take us into summer: Jheon Soocheon: Space of Contemplation Korean Cultural Centre | 1-3 Strand | London  WC2N 5BW (main entrance: Northumberland Avenue) 7 June – 21 July 2018 Opening Reception: 6 June 2018, 6–8pm The Korean Cultural Centre (KCCUK) is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the UK […]

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Shiyeon Sung and Sunwook Kim in Korea-UK Year of Culture Closing Concert

by Events Editor 20 May 2018
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A celebratory concert to round off the performance strand of UK/Korea year of cultural exchange 2017-18. Late change: Shiyeon Sung replaces Han-Na Chang as conductor as Ms Chang is indisposed. Programme remains unchanged. Philharmonia Orchestra – Korea-UK Year of Culture: Closing Concert 7:30 pm, Thu 14 Jun 2018 Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre £11 – […]

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[Birmingham] Mixrice: Migrating Flavours at Eastside Projects

by Events Editor 15 May 2018
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KCCUK continues to live up to its name: it’s not the Korean Cultural Centre for London — it has a nationwide remit. Migrating Flavours Eastside Projects | 86 Heath Mill Lane | Birmingham B9 4AR | eastsideprojects.org 2 June – 21 July Public Preview: Friday 1 June, 6–9pm Simply wondering about fruits, lost memories, ultimate […]

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Collaborating on a World Stage – a seminar as part of the K-Dance festival

by Events Editor 14 May 2018
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Late notice of a pre-performance seminar before the big event on Wednesday. Collaborating on a World Stage Seminar on Future UK/Korea Collaborations as part of A Festival of Korean Dance Wed. 16 May 6.15pm, The Place £5 | Book tickets Panelists: Shin Ah Kim (Korean Arts Management Service), Seok Kyu Choi (Creative Director of UK/Korea […]

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Lee Bul: Crashing, at Hayward Gallery

by Events Editor 30 April 2018
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A retrospective of Lee Bul’s work is coming up at the Hayward Gallery. We are promised that she will bring “cyborgs, mirrored labyrinths and a Zeppelin” to the newly refurbished South Bank space. Lee Bul: Crashing Hayward Gallery, 30 May – 19 August 2018 From 30 May to 19 August 2018, Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery […]

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Double Bill: Jinyeob Cha x Vakki – riverrun | Lyon Eun Kwon – Glory

by Events Editor 27 March 2018
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The final performance in the 2018 Festival of Korean Dance brings a chance to see the choreographer of the Pyeongchang Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. Don’t miss it. Double Bill Wednesday 16 May 2018, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Rd | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk £17 (£13 concessions) | Book here Jinyeob […]

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Double Bill: Kyoung-Shin Kim – Ordinary Stranger | Ahn Sooyoung Company – Swan Lake

by Events Editor 27 March 2018
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The second of three performances forming a festival of Korean dance at The Place: Double Bill: Kyoung-Shin Kim – Ordinary Stranger / Ahn Sooyoung Company – Swan Lake Saturday 12 May 2018, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Rd | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk £17 (£13 concessions) | Book here KR + UK: […]

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Korea National Contemporary Dance Company – Immixture

by Events Editor 27 March 2018
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Don’t miss the first-ever UK appearance by the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company as part of a Festival of Korean Dance at The Place this May. Tickets on sale now. Korea National Contemporary Dance Company – Immixture Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Rd | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | […]

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Seung Ae Lee: Becoming, at the KCC

by Events Editor 26 February 2018
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The KCCUK’s second exhibition of the year features Seung Ae Lee. It will be nice to have the time to enjoy her work properly – previous shows of hers at Marlborough Fine Art have never been longer than a week. Seung Ae Lee: Becoming 8 March–7 April 2018 Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings […]

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[Exeter] Young In Hong: The Moon’s Trick

by Events Editor 4 February 2018
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Young In Hong’s KCC exhibition travels to Exeter, with variations: Young In Hong: The Moon’s Trick Exeter Phoenix | Bradninch Place | Gandy Street | Exeter EX4 3LS Fri 02 Mar 2018 – Sun 22 Apr 2018 | 10.30am – 5pm daily | free Exhibition Preview: Thu 1 March | 6-8pm | free A solo […]

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[Nottingham] The Real DMZ at New Art Exchange

by Events Editor 26 January 2018
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A three-month exhibition in Nottingham as part of the UK-Korea year of cultural exchange: The Real DMZ New Art Exchange | 39-41 Gregory Boulevard | Nottingham NG7 6BE | www.nae.org.uk 27 January – 15 April 2018 The Real DMZ: Artistic encounters through Korea’s demilitarized zone has been curated by Sunjung KIM and The Real DMZ […]

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