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Book Launch: Cash or Smash by Bada Song (eeodo)

Some LKL followers may remember Bada Song’s performance-cum-exhibition at Mokspace earlier this year. The weekend has been documented in a book which will be launched on 31 October. The event will feature a screening of a video of the event earlier this year, plus drinks, discussion, reading and a planned intervention by a political performance … [Read More]

Bada Song: This Way & That, at Asia House

News of a show by Bada Song this month at Asia House: Bada Song: This Way & That Asia House | 63 New Cavendish St | London W1G 7LP | 16 – 19 December 2014 09.00 – 18.00 Update: exhibition extended till 9 January 2015. Opening reception (registration required) 16 December 18:30 – 20:30 … [Read More]

Bada Song: Ta-iL, at the Agency Gallery

News of an exhibition by Bada Song at the Agency Gallery this month: Bada Song: Ta-iL the Agency Gallery, 66 Evelyn Street London SE8 5DD, 25th Jan 2014 – 1st March 2014 Preview 24th January, 6-9pm Wed-Sat 10.30am – 6pm Last Fridays of the Month 10.30am – 8pm The Agency is pleased to present … [Read More]

Cha’s portrait remains in fragments

What is one supposed to do when a scary woman in a white hoody comes up to you and declaims an impenetrable text at you in a threatening manner? Well, what we all did at the opening evening of the group show at the KCC which pays tribute to the artist Teresa Hak Kyung Cha, … [Read More]

Bada Song at The Agency Gallery

Bada Song has a solo exhibition at The Agency gallery in Deptford, 21 September – 20 October. Congratulations are also due to Song, who has just won second prize in the prestigious Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012 – the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. Bada Song: Body and Shelter … [Read More]

Present from the Past: meet the artists

The Korean Cultural Centre UK will be hosting an Artists’ Talk to go with the current exhibition: Present from the Past: the 60th Commemoration of the Korean War on 9 July, 2010. Participating artists will be invited for the talk and each will introduce their portfolio including the work submitted for this exhibition. A Q&A … [Read More]

Song from the roof-top

Bada Song’s Installation Piece at “So-Called Life” exhibition, Camberwell College of Arts, 11 January – 9 February 2007. Review by Beccy Kennedy The photographs and installation art works displayed in the foyer of the Camberwell College of Arts for “So-called Life” are challenging of our expectations of the exhibition space and also perhaps of our … [Read More]