Events
Event
Readings
Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
Feminist Duration Reading Group: Tonight, there’s no place for me to put down my poem
from
until
14
April
2024
14:00 - 16:00
esea contemporary is pleased to co-host an in-person reading session with the Feminist Duration Reading Group, led by Taey Iohe and Grace Eunhye Park. Through three lyrical texts, the session will reflect on the different social multiplicity of gender and migratory encounters in the concurrent ecological, social, and political crises of our time.
Event
Workshops
Choreography of Care: Movement Workshop with Yon Natalie Mik
from
until
13
April
2024
14:30 - 16:00
Join Yon Natalie Mik for a choreography workshop with reference to Korean shamanism, experiencing collective movement and sculptural paper notations.
Event
Talks
Online talk: In conversation with Karen Smith
from
until
6
April
2024
10:00 - 11:30
Join us online for a conversation between Karen Smith, curator and Director of Academic Initiatives at De Ying Foundation, and Xiaowen Zhu, Director of esea contemporary
Event
Wine Tastings
Colour & Corks: Wine Tasting Workshop 'Women'
from
until
28
March
2024
18:00 - 20:00
Join wine writer Kelly Liang for a thought-provoking, interactive evening of wine tasting and storytelling exploring the theme of ‘Women’ through the lens of wine.
Event
Readings
Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
Open Book II: Extended Readings by Jane Jin Kaisen
from
until
23
March
2024
14:00 - 15:00
Join us to read and discuss the relevant publications by Jane Jin Kaisen presented as part of her current solo exhibition 'Halmang'
Event
Workshops
esea ArtClub
esea ArtClub: Year of the Wood Dragon Painting Workshop
from
until
21
March
2024
11:00 - 13:00
In the spirit of the Lunar New Year, join us for this painting workshop to craft your own interpretations of the Wood Dragon.
Event
Screenings
Off-Site Screening: 'A Jury Trial' by Liu Weiwei
from
until
7
March
2024
18:10 - 19:50
Join us for the UK premiere of Liu Weiwei's 'A Jury Trial' (2023) at HOME, Manchester
Event
Workshops
Family-Friendly Event: Shadow Play Workshop
from
until
3
March
2024
11:00 - 12:30
Come and make a shadow puppet to celebrate the year of the Wood Dragon!
Event
Readings
Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
Open Book I: Extended Readings by Jane Jin Kaisen
from
until
24
February
2024
14:00 - 15:00
Join us to read and discuss the relevant publications by Jane Jin Kaisen presented as part of her current solo exhibition 'Halmang'
Event
Food
esea ArtClub
esea ArtClub: Lunar New Year Celebration Lunch
from
until
22
February
2024
11:00 - 13:00
Join us for a Prosperity Toss Lunar New Year celebration lunch hosted by Little Yellow Rice Co.
Event
Workshops
Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
Colouring Workshop: Oceanic Encounters
from
until
17
February
2024
14:30 - 16:00
Join us for a free colouring workshop exploring Jeju Island's seascapes and marine life, inspired by the haenyeos featured in our current exhibition 'Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang'
Event
Music
A Lunar New Year Celebration
from
until
16
February
2024
19:30 - late
Celebrate the dawn of the Year of the Wood Dragon at an exclusive event for esea contemporary’s supporters, collaborators, and partners from Manchester and beyond
Event
Guided tours
Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
Curator's Tour: 'Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang'
from
until
20
January
2024
11:00 - 12:00; 14:00 - 15:00
Join our Curator in the gallery for a guided tour of esea contemporary’s exhibition 'Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang'
Event
Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
Preview - Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
from
until
19
January
2024
18:00 - 20:00
Join us for the exhibition preview to celebrate esea contemporary's new exhibition 'Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang'
Event
Screenings
Jane Jin Kaisen: Halmang
Community of Parting: Off-Site Screening and In Conversation
from
until
18
January
2024
17:30 - 19:30
esea contemporary is pleased to co-present an off-site screening of 'Community of Parting' by Jane Jin Kaisen at School of Digital Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University.