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V&A South Kensington: Korean Photography: History and Practices

V&A South Kensington V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL

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Join in talks and conversations on Korean photography taking place in their Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre.

This symposium will highlight Korea’s vibrant photographic scenes looking back at its histories from the colonial period to the present day. You will hear from curators, publishers and contemporary artists and explore Korean photographs and postcards from the V&A’s permanent collection. There will also be a guided tour of the Photography Centre.

Please note that the lunchtime object viewing sessions and guided tours of the Photography Centre have limited availability. Attendees can sign up on the morning of the event.

This event was organised in collaboration with the University of Arizona, and supported by the Korea Arts Management Service, with additional support from the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Tourism – Republic of Korea.

Image Credit: Nodeulseom (1958-63, Seoul), Han Youngsoo, © Han Youngsoo Foundation