Invisible Bonds – 이음새. . . Exhibition, performance and workshops at the KCC, August 2010

31 July 2010

in KAA official events news

Invisible Bonds KAA invitation
The Korean Artists Association UK cordially invites you to an Art Exhibition and Workshops in Korean Music, Dance and Art

Invisible Bonds – 이음새. . .

From 13th to 21st August, 2010
At the Korean Cultural Centre UK
Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC 2N 5BW
http://london.korean-culture.org • (0)20 7004 2600
www.koreanartists.co.uk • koreanartuk@gmail.com • 07551 897 356

PROGRAMME

Private View and performance: 6:00 – 9:00pm, 13 August 2010
Opening Performance: 7:30 pm
followed by drinks and canapés
RSVP to koreanartuk@gmail.com

Come and enjoy this fantastic evening of traditional and contemporary Korean culture.

Performing artists: Sunnee Park (Dance) • KAYA (Kayagum & Guitar by Ji Eun Jung and Sung Min Jeon) • Dong Yoon Hwang (Daegum) • Seo Young Choi (Kayagum Byung Chang) • Jeung Hyun Choi (Traditional percussion) • Hye Kyung Park (Poetry)
Guest artists: Bohae Kim (Mezzo Soprano) • Se Ho Lee (Piano)

Art Exhibition: 13‐21 August 2010

Participating artists: Soon Yul KangKitty Jun-Im McLaughlin • Bada Song • Sun Ju ParkSeong Hee JoSungfeel YunYun‐Kyung JeongJoo Hee ChunMiso ParkJihye ParkHye Kyung Park
Guest artists: Jung‐Hoi Jung • Young Jin Park

Click here for further details of the exhibition.

Workshops
Korean Music, Dance and Art: 14 – 20 August 2010
All workshops are FREE; booking is required. For workshop bookings and general enquiries contact koreanartuk@gmail.com or 0795 2087 049.

Korean Calligraphy (for beginners only) by Kitty Jun-Im McLaughlin
Sat 14 August 13:30 – 15:00 & 15:30 – 17:00

Daegum (Korean bamboo flute) by Dong Yoon Hwang
Mon 16 August 13:30-15:00
Wed 18 August 15:30-17:00
In this workshop Dong-Yoon Hwang will outline the history of the Korean bamboo flute the Daegum, present various kinds of Daegum and show how to play them presenting a variety of Korean traditional songs. All participations will have the chance to play a Daegum themselves.

Seon (Zen) Dance by Sunnee Park
Mon 16 August 15:30-17:00
Tues 17 August 13:30-15:00
Thur 19 August 15:30-17:00

Korean Traditional Percussion and Songs by Jeung Hyun Choi
Tues 17 August 15:30-17:00
Thur 19 August 13:30-15:00
Fri 20 August 13:30-15:00

This interactive workshop will be a practical journey into the indigenous arts of Korea, including traditional percussion, songs and music games. You will learn the passion, energy and rhythm of Korean culture, and experience a new sense of togetherness. Individual freedom and communal joy will intermingle as you exchange energy and find yourself smiling at your new friends with exhilaration and joy.

Kayagum by Ji Eun Jung
Wed 18 August 13:30-15:00
Fri 20 August 15:30-17:00

In this workshop Ji Eun Jung will introduce the Kayagum, explaining its origins, the differences between Court Kayagum, Sanjo Kayagum, and Modern Kayagum, music scoring and playing techniques. She will also perform a variety of pieces from the 19th century to the present day. Her performance will be accompanied by a moving backdrop of scenes from Korean rural towns and people taken between 1970 and 1999 to remind us of passing and increasingly forgotten beauties.

(Minimum age: 8, except “Seon Dance” – 12)
(The programme above is subject to change.)

Special Thanks To:
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in the UK: Kyu Ho Choo
Director of the Korean Cultural Centre UK: Yonggi Won

Committee Members:

President: Sunnee Park
Project Coordinator: Ji-Eun Lee
Assistant Coordinator: Jeung Hyung Choi, Heashin Kwak
Secretary: Dong Yoon Hwang
Visual Part Coordinator: Bada Song
Pamphlet Design: Miso Park, Heashin Kwak
Leaflet Design: Sunju Park
Stage Manager: Demetri Grey
Stage Design: Min Kyoung Kim
Opening Event Organisers: Hye Kyung Park, Joo Hee Chun
Website Editor: Philip Gowman
English Language Editor: Peter Corbishley

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