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Kim Yong-IkI Believe My Works Are Still Valid

30 September to 17 December 2017

Exhibitions Preview: Friday 29 September, 6–9pm Kim Yong-Ik (b.1947, Seoul) has, throughout his 40 year career, been preoccupied with how an avant-garde art might engage with society. Working during a turbulent period of dictatorship and struggle for democracy in South Korea, he ... Read more →


Novel WritersEley Williams Attrib. and other stories

Thursday 21 September 2017, 6.30–8pm

Talks This debut collection from Eley Williams centres upon the difficulties of communication and the way in which one’s thoughts — absurd, encompassing, oblique — may never be fully communicable and yet can overwhelm.  Read more →


In Conversation: Haegue Yang and Kim Yong-Ikat Korean Cultural Centre UK, London

Tuesday 3 October 2017, 5pm

Talks Kim Yong-Ik discusses his influence on a younger generation of contemporary Korean artists with Haegue Yang. Read more →

News and Media

New exhibitions by Spike Island artist alumni opening this week

Including Lubaina Himid in the Turner Prize exhibition and Patrick Staff at the New Musuem. Tue 26 Sep 2017

Flash Sale across Bristol and Bath cultural venues!

From 10am on Thursday 14 September until 10am the following day, you can purchase heavily discounted tickets to events at Spike Island and discounted artist editions and books. Thu 14 Sep 2017

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