Beijing’s Korean Cultural Center holds ‘Contemporary Craft in Korea’ exhibition
An exhibition showing handicrafts from South Korean artists, Contemporary Craft in Korea, has kicked off at the Korean Cultural Center in Beijing, according to a statement from the center.
Part of the ongoing 2017 Beijing Design Week, the exhibition is sponsored by South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and supported by the Korea Craft & Design Foundation and the Korean Cultural Center in China.
The exhibition features traditional and modern designs and works ranging from porcelains to knot handicrafts from 20 South Korean modern artists, including Kim Yun-hwan, Kim Jung-ok, Song Bang-woong, Jung Bong-sub and Kim Jun-young.
In addition, the exhibition also uses videos and photos as well as digital projectors to give visitors an idea of how the country’s handicrafts and designs have developed and changed from ancient times to today.
The show will run until October 18.
From top: Permeate by Kim Yun-hwan and Hae-po Patterned comb box by Song Bang-woong