Beijing’s Korean Cul­tural Cen­ter holds ‘Con­tem­po­rary Craft in Korea’ ex­hi­bi­tion

Global Times - - Life -

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.

Pho­tos: Cour­tesy of Korean Cul­tural Cen­ter in China

From top: Per­meate by Kim Yun-hwan and Hae-po Pat­terned comb box by Song Bang-woong

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