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REHEARSALS FROM THE KOREAN AVANT-GARDE PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE

EXPLORING KOREA’S PERFORMANCE ART SCENE FROM THE 60s AND 70s AT THE KOREAN CULTURAL CENTRE, LONDON: The 2017-2018 Korea/UK season at the Korean Cultural Centre in London continues with an unprecedented exhibition, running from 27th June until 29th July. “Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive” explores the development of South Korea’s performance art scene during the late 1960s and 1970s. Raised in an atmosphere of rebellion against a strict political regime and a social order that sought to restrict the very body and conscience of its people, South Korean artists turned to performance as a medium for creative expression. This exhibition focuses on how to engage with a non-Western history of performance art through a series of live events, arresting archival...

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