“Playtime”: exploring the sociopolitical present with British artist Isaac Julien at Platform-L, South Korea

British artist Isaac Julien holds first exhibition in South Korea at Platform-L, Seoul.

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“NERIRI KIRURU HARARA”: SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2016

SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2016 runs until 20 November at Seosomun Seoul Museum of Art, Nam-Seoul Living Arts Museum and Buk-Seoul Museum of Art.

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Charting the languages of the future, past and present: SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2016

SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2016 reveals its title as NERIRI KIRURU HARARA, and its preliminary list of participating artists.

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South Korean national museum appoints controversial Spanish director

Bartomeu Marí, incoming Director of Seoul’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, faces serious opposition even before taking office.

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“La Divina Commedia”: ceramic artist Lee Yun Hee – video

South Korean artist Lee Yun Hee re-interprets European literary classic through ceramic art, taking inspiration from Italian poet Dante Alighieri’s 14th century poem to create her series “La Divina Commedia”.

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Otobong Nkanga wins Yanghyun Prize 2015

Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga wins 8th edition of the Korean Yanghyun Prize.

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Redefining abstraction: Haegue Yang’s search for the elusive elephant – video

Korean artist Haegue Yang’s recent exhibition at the Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art cements her status as one of the leading international artists of her generation.  Art Radar summarises a recent video published by Mutualart about the defining, ‘homecoming’ show held in Seoul from February … Continue reading