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New York and London co-host Korean contemporary art sho...
Oct 25, 2011
The Korean Cultural Centre UK and the Korean Cultural Service in New York have teamed up to present a group exhibition of contemporary Korean artists based in the two cit...


KLTI U.S. Forum: Rediscovering Korean Literature
Oct 26, 2011
(from left above, clockwise) Mah Chonggi, Gong Jiyoung, Cheon Woon-young, Lee Kwang Ho, Susan Choi, Ben Ryder Howe (Photos courtesy of the Korean Cultural Service in New ...


Original Hallyu star Choi Seung-hee reborn
Jan 26, 2012
Choi Seung-hee performs her hallyang dance (left) and bodhisattva dance (right). Both of the original works incorporate elements of Korean traditional dance (Photos court...


Korea in the world seen through statistics [2] Culture ...
Nov 18, 2011
The Korean Wave, which continues to captivate global audiences in Europe and North America through Korean pop music and its performers, has expanded its scope into touris...


Speaking in the language of art
Jan 02, 2012
It is no exaggeration to say that one is an internationally-acclaimed artist when his or her works have been collected by prestigious art museums around the world. The So...


Culture in Translation
Jan 02, 2012
The sounds of gayageum (Korean traditional zither) fill the office cluttered with an astounding collection of books and tea sets. This is where Brother Anthony _ also kno...


International artists reimagine Seoul’s urban history
Nov 25, 2011
Seoul Art Space Geumcheon was a printing factory before it was renovated and reopened as an international residency studio (Photo Courtesy of Seoul Ar...


Korean literature entices global audience
Dec 09, 2011
Along with the international success of the Korean novel Please Look After Mom by Shin Kyung-sook, Korean literature and its translations have steadily expanded their rea...


Latest volume of the K-Culture series now available
Dec 20, 2011
Korea’s rising classical musicians have continuously brought triumphant news home throughout the year of 2011, scooping up prizes at some of the most prestigious classica...


Artists’ exhibitions go online
Dec 23, 2011
Korean contemporary artists, having established their presence at world-renowned auction houses such as Sotheby’s and Christie’s as well as international museums like the...