The Korean Cultural Centre in association with the launch of Artlink magazine’s new issue on Korean contemporary art, presents SUPERCONNECTIVITY, a free seminar on Korean contemporary art in Sydney.
Renowned Korean and Australian curators and art writers explore connections and differences in a rare opportunity to hear from experts on Korean art in Australia.
With a focus on cutting edge contemporary visual arts and in partnership with respected publications Artlink (Australia) and TheArtro (Korea), SUPERCONNECTIVITY is the first contemporary art seminar at the Korean Cultural Centre.
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Curator Anna Davis will reveal the Museum’s new collaboration with the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, and art critic, curator and Professor at the Kaywon School of Art and Design, Dr Yoo Jin Sang will explore themes and trends in video and performance art in Korea today.
Melbourne-based artist and cultural producer David Pledger will draw from his essay contribution to Artlink KOREAaddressing the success of the Korean government’s determination to ramp up the funding and official support for the arts as a means to establish a stronger Korean identity on the world stage.
The seminar coincides with the launch of the Artlink KOREA (December 2015) issue, the fifth special issue published by Artlinkdedicated to Asian art and the magazine’s first bilingual publication.
Attendance to the SUPERCONNECTIVITY Seminar is free, bookings essential: [email protected] / 02 8267 3422
VENUE: Korean Cultural Centre, Ground Floor, 255 Elizabeth St Sydney
DATE: 18 November 2015, 6pm