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'New Beginning'

03 December 2020 In EVENTS
Caroline Zilinsky's Space Odyssey and Craig Handley's Council Clean-up 9 hangs at the foyer of KCC Caroline Zilinsky's Space Odyssey and Craig Handley's Council Clean-up 9 hangs at the foyer of KCC

 

 

A JOVIAL OPENING!

 

 Exhibition Period: 27 Nov 2020 - 29 Jan 2021

Special Saturday Open: 12 Dec 2020 and 16 Jan 2021

Now on at Korean Cultural Centre Gallery

GF, 255 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000

Weekdays from 10am - 6pm

 

 

It was an evening anticipated by all.

More meaningful and merrier to 'still' be holding an exhibition as 2020 brought with it uncertainty, vulnerability, a pandemic, social distancing, lockdowns but yet, resilience and a New Beginning to look forward to in 2021.

 

 

President of KAAF, Hoim Lee and Director of KCC, So-Jung Park

 

The evening kicked off with president Hoim Lee emceeing for the event. It was shortly followed by KCC director So-Jung Park addressing the guests and giving her warm congratulatory remarks. Then four of the exhibiting artists came forward to speak about their exhibiting artworks, how it related and what it meant for them to be living in a pandemic. This exhibition was different than any other year as this pandemic and restrictions brought in masks and social distancing into the newly renovated KCC but meant no beautiful Korean finger foods. Speaking of which, the KCC has a brand-new look and vibe. The vivid lighting shining onto the artworks brings through vibrant energy to its viewers most likely to be experiencing what seems to be a never-ending, tiring saga of Covid.

 

Clockwise from top left: Ann Arora, Guy Morgan, Caroline Zilinsky and Keesik Chung.

 

A truly meaningful exhibition of artworks by past winners and some selected finalists of the KAAF Art Prize that should NOT be missed!!

 

Newly renovated KCC (Korean Cultural Centre Gallery) - photograph by KCC

 

 

 

Guests look on

 

 

Some exhibiting artists of the 'New Beginning' exhibition - photograph by KCC

 

 

Photograph by KCC Gallery

 

 

Many guests at the opening reception - photograph by KCC

 

 

This year would have marked the 8th round of KAAF Art Prize.

But due to Covid-19 restrictions, KAAF has postponed the 8th Art Prize to 2021.

Entries open March/April 2021.

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be notified when entries open!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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