KCC Artist of the Year

As part of the KCC’s Artist of the Year exhibition, a talk between the artist and Haegue Yang, who represented Korea at the 2009 Venice Biennale.  In Conversation: Haegue Yang and Kim Yong Ik Korean Cultural Centre UK | 1-3 Strand | London, WC2N 5BW Tuesday 3 October 2017, 5pm – 6:30pm | Book your […]

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Kim Yong-ik: Artist of the Year exhibition at the KCC

by Events Editor 3 September 2017
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With the KCC’s first Artist of the Year exhibition back in 2014, which featured the work of Lee Bul, the London solo show ran in parallel with an exhibition at a major provincial gallery – Ikon Gallery in Birmingham in that instance. This year, Spike Island in Bristol partners with the KCC. The exhibition is […]

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Exhibition news: Koo Jeong A — Riptide: KCC’s Artist of the Year exhibition

by Events Editor 3 October 2016
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The KCC’s third Artist of the Year exhibition opens on 7 October and focuses on Koo Jeong A, who earlier on this year had an installation in the old Charing Cross underground station. Koo Jeong A: Riptide 7 October – 19 November 2016 Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings, 1 – 3 Strand | […]

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Exhibition visit: Sora Kim’s 2,3 at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 15 December 2015
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Sora Kim’s 2,3 is her first solo show in London, put together as part of the second outing of the KCCUK’s Artist of the Year programme whose objective is to “introduce aspects of Korea’s vibrant art scene to a UK audience.” The exhibition is an interesting concept in which none of the individual works presented […]

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Event news: Sora Kim 2, 3 panel discussion

by Events Editor 12 November 2015
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News of a panel discussion at the KCC to talk about the current exhibition by Sora Kim: Sora Kim: Fractured Performance Panel discussion with Eugenio Polgovsky, Tamarin Norwood and Ellen Mara de Wachter Tuesday 17 November, 6.30pm – Free, booking essential: info@kccuk.org.uk (The exhibition will be open until 9pm) Sora Kim’s performances involve other people, […]

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Be part of the Sora Kim’s Artist of the Year work: 2, 3

by Philip Gowman 13 September 2015
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Tonight at 11pm London time, and wherever in the world you happen to be at that time, you can experience a performance of Sora Kim’s work 2, 3 that will be at the centre of the KCCUK’s Artist of the Year exhibition from 12 October this year. As the KCC says in their press release […]

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Sora Kim is the KCC’s 2015 Artist of the Year

by Events Editor 13 September 2015
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The KCC have announced their artist of the year 2015 – an award judged by Jonathan Watkins (Director, Ikon Gallery), Emily Pethick (Director, Showroom), Binna Choi (Director, CASCO) and Je Yun Moon (Curator, KCC). Sora Kim has had a solo show in Britain before (Beccy Kennedy reviewed her 2007 BALTIC exhibition Melting Alaska for LKL […]

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Exhibition visits: Lee Bul at Ikon Gallery (Birmingham) and the KCC

by Philip Gowman 28 October 2014
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Lee Bul has been having a busy year. A solo show in New York in May / June; two new large-scale installations at MMCA Seoul from the end of September; and at the same time a travelling show in Europe which stopped off at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, with a parallel site-specific commission in the Korean Cultural […]

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Lee Bul curator talk – 20 October

by Events Editor 8 October 2014
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A welcome opportunity to hear Lee Bul’s two current exhibitions discussed by the experts. Maybe it will help me write a review. Lee Bul: The Curators’ Talk October 20 (Mon), 7pm Mami Kataoka (Chief Curator, Mori Museum, Tokyo) Jonathan Watkins (Director, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham) Sook-Kyung Lee (Curator, Tate Research Centre) Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK […]

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Lee Bul: a special installation at the KCC

by Events Editor 31 August 2014
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From 10 September the main Lee Bul action in the UK can be found in Birmingham at the Ikon Gallery. But to coincide with Ikon gallery’s first UK solo show of Lee Bul, the Korean Cultural Centre UK will be showcasing the visually compelling Diluvium (2014). This work, with its steel frames covered by irregularly […]

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