Korean Eye: Energy and Matter Comes to Abu Dhabi

Acclaimed exhibition “Korean Eye: Energy and Matter” officially launched on March 18th at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi. A reception was held in celebration of the show and was attended by many honourable guests including His Excellency, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr. Kwon Tae-kyun, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United Arab Emirates, Richard Hill, President and CEO, Standard Chartered Korea, Jonathan Morris, CEO of Standard Chartered United Arab Emirates, David and Serenella Cicilitira, co-founders of Korean Eye, Nigel Hurst, CEO of the Saatchi Gallery in London and Henning Fries, Regional Vice President, United Arab Emirates and General Manager, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.

Invited guests were treated to a musical performance by Ms. Park Kyoung Eun on the Korean traditional instrument, the haeguem, before touring the exhibition’s artworks. Participating Korean Eye artists, Kwon Kisoo and Professor Kim Jonak, also attended giving guests the rare opportunity to mingle and discuss the works in person.

“Korean Eye: Energy and Matter” is sponsored by lead partner, Standard Chartered Bank Korea, and will take place from 18 March to 25 April at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi.

호평 받고있는 전시 “KoreanEye: Energy and Matter”가 공식적으로 Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi에서 3월 18일에 시작 되었다. 접대실 에서는 축하 무대가 열렸고 Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan대사를 포함한 많은 유명인사들과 주 UAE 권태균대사, 한국 StandardChartered CEO Richard Hill, Arab Emirates 대표 JonathanMorris 및 Korean Eye 창립자인 David and Serenella Cicilitira, 런던 Saatchi Gallery 대표 NigelHurst, United Arab Emirates 지역 부사장, Henning Fries 그리고 FairmontBab Al Bahr 대표가 참석 하였다.

초대된 손님들은작품 전시를 투어 전, 해금 연주가인 박경은의 무대를 관람하였다.Korean Eye 참여 작가인 권기수작가 와 김종학 교수 또한 그들의 작품에 대해 토론하고 사람들과 어울리는 소중한 시간을 가졌다.

“Korean Eye: Energy and Matter”는 한국 StandardChartered 주체 하에 스폰서를 받았으며 the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr inAbu Dhabi에서 3월 18일부터 4월 25일 까지 전시될 예정이다.



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Korean Eye 2012

26 July - 23 September 2012

The Saatchi Gallery, London

Admission: Free

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