Wednesday 11 October 2017 to Friday 17 November 2017
National Assembly, Seojung Art Center, Superior Gallery

In partnership with Seojung Art Center and Superior Gallery, UK Young Artists(UKYA) presents The Beginning, a group exhibition of selected young artists from UK and Korea, and Goryeo, a solo exhibition of UKYA ambassador Matthew John Atkinson.

The Beginning

As part of two year young artist exchange programme by UKYA and Seojung Art Center, selected through a national open call, 13 of the best young artists in the UK are traveling to Seoul to present their works at the exhibition The Beginning. The exhibition will feature various genres of art such as sculpture, photography, installation art, dance, digital arts, and literature.

  • Dates: 17–23 October 2017 (National Assembly) / 1–12 November 2017 (Seojung Art Center)
  • Venues: 3rd floor hall in the National Assembly / Seojung Art Center
  • WebsiteSeojung Art Center

Matthew John Atkinson solo exhibition Goryeo

Matthew John Atkinson’s paintings have evolved from ethereal, nostalgic hinterlands to eerily constructed, ambiguous paintings, which explore the moral and finite reality that humans have formed.  His work has an unsettling power allied to a restless use of painterly skill. Superior Gallery presents his solo exhibition, <Goryeo>, featuring paintings that aim to express an intimate insight into the essence of contemporary Korea through foreign eyes..

  • Dates: 11–31 October 2017
  • Venue: Superior Gallery Room #2
  • Public Programmes
    - 14.00 Wednesday 18 October 2017 | Artist Talk
    - 11.30–13.30 Wednesday 25 October 2017 | Lunch at Gallery
  • Website: Superior Gallery

Seojung Art Center

Seo jung Art Center is located in the center of worldwide famous media and digital complex city where the Art Center can open up a new door of the harmony between the art and the media. The center advance domestic and international art pair with potential rising painters. The Art Center plays important roles in founding various existing art markets' consumers connecting production and consumption. 

Superior Gallery

Superior Gallery, a branch of Superior Inc. -- Korea’s representative golf-wear brand company -- fosters a cultural space for diverse viewers by dealing with domestic and international artists’ works, such as paintings, three dimensional projects, graffiti, ceramics, and print-makings.

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UK/Korea 2017-18