I met director Choi Dong-hoon at the opening for the London Korean Film Festival (LKFF). This was back in 2012 when he was showcasing his comedy heist film ‘The Thieves’ (2012) (도둑들)’ I remember tentatively approaching him for a photo … Continue reading A selfie and an interview with director Choi Dong-Hoon
What better way to celebrate a night of gore ( 31st October – Halloween) then to spend the evening exploring a book delving into the mind of a psychopathic killer. I was given the honour by the Korean Cultural Centre … Continue reading Youjeong Jeong in Conversation at Foyles, UK.
It is November 15th 2016 and I am sitting inside a busy coffee shop just near to Dongguk University Station in Seoul. It has just gone 10 minutes past four in the afternoon and I am chatting with Barry Welsh. I … Continue reading Coffee & Literature: An interview with Barry Welsh
The Indie band Patients that hail from Seoul were recently in London for their UK tour. The 3 member band that orignally started out in 2005 began the first leg of their UK tour in Chester on the 25th May … Continue reading Examining PATiENTS -An interview with the Korean Indie Band
Her voice is soft and focussed. Her hands are an extension of her words, as she uses them to express herself whilst describing to BBC Journalist Razia Iqbal where she got the idea of writing The Vegetarian. It is … Continue reading Han Kang and Deborah Smith at the British Library (Man Booker International 2016)