Kilburn Art Space

10 November 2014 sees the launch of an interesting Anglo-Korean venture: The Tea Museum Art Space and Cafe. The brainchild of David and Jade Kilburn, the venture is based close to the Changdeokgung, at 61 Changdeokgung-gil: The cake counter looks as if it deserves some serious attention: and you can buy specially blended tea while […]

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Nokha: Interactive performances in hanoks composed by Jee Soo Shin

by Events Editor 19 April 2012
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Now this is the sort of collaboration I like: new compositions by a Korean composer who is a member of the Korean Artists Association UK, in a project commissioned by an Englishman, David Kilburn, who lives in one of Seoul’s last original hanoks, in Bukchon – one used by Kim Ki-duk in filming 3-Iron. Performances […]

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David Kilburn’s hanok featured in Korea.net magazine

by Philip Gowman 21 November 2011
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Congratulations to David Kilburn of kahoidong.com for his hanok feature article in November’s Korea magazine (5Mb pdf download: http://t.co/9PANXC3f) Next, a talk at the KCCUK? And the Korea.net illustrators did a good likeness of you too! And from earlier this year: The fading remnants of South Korea's traditional buildings – CSMonitor.com http://bit.ly/hbBb9N More press coverage […]

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Kahoidong campaign in the NYT

by Philip Gowman 19 December 2010
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David Kilburn's Kahoidong hanok campaign makes it to the New York Times. Saving a Korean Courtyard House District: http://nyti.ms/hUITBL # Keywords: General post tags: Kahoidong | Kilburn Art Space

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The LKL Korea Trip 2009 pt 4: Recuperation and the Kilburn Art Space

by Philip Gowman 26 July 2009
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Saturday 18 July. Lee Seung-yeon relaxes in the Kilburn Art Space in Kim Ki-duk’s 3 Iron (빈집) I think the activity of the previous two days, combined with the time difference, has finally caught up with me. After a slow start to the day I consult the helpful tourist information people in Insadong how best […]

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Candle Night exhibition in Kilburn Art Space

by Events Editor 20 December 2008
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British tea-merchant and art-lover David Kilburn launches his Art Space in Kahoidong, Seoul

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Seoul’s hanoks

by Philip Gowman 21 October 2006

There was a feature in FT a couple of weeks ago on the Bukchon district of Seoul. It’s a place as far as you can get from Apgujeong in terms of style of living. It’s the sort of place where Kim Ki-duk might be caught filming traditional housing as seen in 3-Iron, and is inhabited […]

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Brit mobilises the arts to save part of old Seoul

by Philip Gowman 23 September 2006

Thanks to David Kilburn for sending me the occasional update on his campaign to prevent Kahoi-dong, an area of traditional housing in Seoul, from being buried under mountains of concrete. He recently put on his own arts festival in his home, including two intangible cultural assets, and got the Korea Times to send along a […]

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