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London Korean Festival 2005

5 Oct 2005, 6 – 9pm
British Museum
London


Leading with the prominent video artist Nam June BAIK, Enclosed will to explore the works of six Korean video artists working in Korea, leading country of rapid IT development and media industry. Joining the Korean artists will be four international video artists addressing the current position of media art as their narrative.

Since the introduction of media as a medium in the 20th century, the arts have seen variety of narratives that go beyond the limits of time and space. Many contemporary artists embraced video art as an art form and video art quickly became an importance aspect of modern aesthetics. Unlike traditional paintings and sculptures, video art seeks to deliver the narrative through a period of time in a more direct manner and thus have given the artists the tool to enforce their story.