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Shattering dreams, when reality hit K-pop

Shattering dreams, when reality hit K-pop

The New Year officially started with a bang in the Korean entertainment industry. Of course 2012 had its fair share of drama; it seemed to be the precursor of what was to come in 2013. No longer was the world of entertainment a fantasy land, the real world came crashing in. We all like to […]

The Blessed Work of Joo Hee Chun

The Blessed Work of Joo Hee Chun

London is always buzzing with creativity, no matter where you are there’s always a new creative discovery to find. I was lucky to see a large exhibition featuring many different artists at Candid Arts venue in North London at the beginning of this year. My attention was firmly placed on Korean artist Joo Hee Chun […]

Art Corner: Soon Yul Kang’s Spiritual Journey

Art Corner: Soon Yul Kang’s Spiritual Journey

The 23rd of January saw a hive of activity at Mokspace Gallery in London for the opening of artist Soon Yul Kang’s exhibition Spiritual Journey. As the name of the exhibition suggests the focus is on spirituality but also brings about conations of nature and landscapes. The tapestries themselves are highly detailed and breath-taking, initial […]

Sunwook Kim: The Virtuoso

Sunwook Kim: The Virtuoso

The UK is once again treated to a performance by the renowned and esteemed pianist Sunwook Kim Frant Church in Kent this Friday (25th January). Having won the prestigious LEEDS INTERNATIONAL piano competition in 2006 at the age of 18 he has gone on to establish himself as one of the world’s finest musicians and […]

Art Corner: Review – Emanate by Bongsu Park at Mokspace

Art Corner: Review – Emanate by Bongsu Park at Mokspace

I’d like to think that I am an uneducated person when it comes to the art world. I couldn’t tell you the latest trends in the art world and who we should all be looking out for. For me attending art shows is all about gaining an understanding of what the artist is trying to […]

The Guitar Hero: Jean Oh

The Guitar Hero: Jean Oh

You might recognise the name and face of Jean Oh. This jazz guitarist was one of the artists featured at the Korea Moves performance at the London Jazz festival November last year wowing the crowd with his soulful performance. He has performed in many festivals, TV shows and will be releasing a new album soon […]

Artist Spotlight: Yamagata Tweakster

Artist Spotlight: Yamagata Tweakster

There comes a time when you discover an artist so wonderfully unique and engaging it seems the stars have aligned. For most outsiders looking into the Korean music scene it seems that Kpop rules the roost. It does in the sense that they are the ones getting the limelight and the full backing of large […]

Art Corner: The Kinetic work of Uram Choe

Art Corner: The Kinetic work of Uram Choe

Kinetic art is art that depends on movement for its effect. Artist, Uram Choe utilises this in his sculptures. The artist who is widely recognized for his work creates pieces that stimulate and fascinate. We were lucky to grab an interview with this internationally renowned artist. Mimi: What inspired you to become an artist? U.Choe: […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club