Hallyu! The Korean Wave




Hallyu! The Korean Wave will showcase the colourful and dynamic popular culture of South Korea, exploring the makings of the Korean Wave and its global impact on the creative industries of cinema, drama, music, fandom, beauty and fashion.

From K-Pop costumes to K-drama props and posters, alongside photography, sculpture, fashion, video and pop culture ephemera, the exhibition will invite visitors to delve into the phenomenon known as ‘hallyu’ – meaning ‘Korean Wave’. Hallyu rose to prominence in the late 1990s, rippling across Asia before reaching all corners of the world and challenging the currents of global pop culture today.

Duration 24 September 2022 - 25 September 2023
Times Daily: 10.00–17.45 (Fridays 22.00)
Cost £20
Venue V&A
Address Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL
Contact / vanda@vam.ac.uk / www.vam.ac.uk

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