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KOREAN CULTURAL CENTRE UK

Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, (Entrance: Northumberland Ave), WC2N 5BW
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2017 KCCUK OPEN CALL II (JEONGWON EOM) : 1:60
Apr 3 - 22, 2017
As the winner of the 2017 KCCUK Open Call, Jeongwon Eom presents her first ever solo show in the UK (3 - 22 April 2017) where she will explore how one individual can use a series of self-measurements to creatively envisage their environment and make the territory surrounding it expand and grow.
 
The KCCUK Open Call is an exhibition programme at the Korean Cultural Centre UK that provides a springboard within the UK’s competitive art scene for emerging artists of Korean origin. This annual programme is open to various forms of creative artistic expression and communication and through individual and collaborative works attempts to heighten the attention drawn to UK-based Korean artists.
 
Jurors: Matt Williams (Curator, Institute of Contemporary Arts), Kirsty Ogg (Director, New Contemporaries) and Aaron Cezar (Director, Delfina Foundation)

KCCUK 2017 ARTIST OF THE YEAR: KIM YONG-IK, WITH SPIKE ISLAND
Sep 26 - Nov 4, 2017
Spike Island, Bristol and the Korean Cultural Centre UK, London announce two exhibitions from Korean artist Kim Yong-Ik (b. 1947), marking his first solo presentation in Europe. Kim’s 40 year career as an artist, activist and teacher - spanning a turbulent struggle from dictatorship to democracy in South Korea - has had a profound impact on the country’s modern art history, influencing many younger artists. The exhibition at Spike Island surveys an array of works from the 1970s onwards, whilst KCCUK focuses on Kim’s paintings from the 1980s and 1990s. Part of the Korea/UK Season, a programme of extensive cultural events across the UK celebrating Korean creatives, these exhibitions provide a timely insight into Kim’s influential oeuvre.

Click to enlargeYOUNG IN HONG : THE MOON’S TRICK
Nov 21 - Dec 22, 2017
Private view Mon Nov 20 6pm - 9pm
Spacex and Exeter Phoenix have worked with Korean artist Young In Hong to produce the artist's new project 'The Moon's Trick', which culminates in solo exhibitions at KCCUK in November-December 2017, and at Exeter Phoenix in February-April 2018.

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