Philippines-Korea Contemporary Arts Exchange Exhibit to Open
Contemporary Arts Exchange Exhibit to open
The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines
will be launching the 4th Philippines-Korea Contemporary Arts
Exchange Exhibit, entitled ‘Somewhere Out There’ on February 27.
(Opening Ceremony will be held at 5 P.M.)
It will feature the works of Filipino artists
Christopher Zamora, Eric de Leon Zamuca and Lyca Garcellano and of the Korean
artists An Gyung Su, An Se Eun, Hong Soun and Jung Jae Ho.
The exhibit expresses the respective stories of
the artists on the ideal world, utopia and happiness which might exist
somewhere else and which they have vaguely yearned for. The works will also be
presenting their varied views on life goals and the achievement of happiness
which everyone is pursuing, relevant to his background, experience and
In addition, Somewhere
Out There is aimed at exploring the emerging styles of contemporary art
both in the Philippines and Korea.
HONG Soun, one of the Korean participating
artists elaborates, “Historically, the Korean Contemporary Art underwent a
complicated transition between traditional art and the avant-garde, resulting
in a distinct and unique Korean artistic expression. The Korean Contemporary
Art has developed a sense of awareness of its own history and culture, and has
the potential to lead its own future.”
The artistic tendencies of the Philippine Contemporary Art,
on the other hand, are evolving forms of expression based on freedom and intelligence.
The modern Filipino artists freely explore their own culture, and try to grasp
the essence and beauty from what they have experienced. Their efforts tell a
deeper message which the audience has missed, giving them the opportunity to
rethink the present and reflex the future. The "Artist Talk", a special
section where the seven artusts will gather and deliver
their respective pieces on contemporary art, will also
be held on February 27, 4P.M. prior the opening ceremony.
Guests are invited to interact with the participating
The 4th Philippines-Korea
Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibit is one of the flagship projects of the Korean
Cultural Center, initially launched in 2011 as an experimental exchange
project. Now held annually, this exhibit is aimed at expanding the exchanges
between Korea and the Philippines in the field of culture and the arts.
The exhibit runs until May 27.
Admission is free.
further information and queries, please contact the Korean Cultural Center at
555-1711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also visit http://koreanculture.ph for more information.