Tate Liverpool Exhibition

Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho: News From Nowhere

Film still of Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho's work El Fin del Mundo (The End of the World)

Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, El Fin del Mundo (The End of the World) 2012. Courtesy of the artists and Gallery Hyundai

See Liverpool through the eyes of a man who has travelled through space and time to arrive in the city on the eve of the apocalypse

South Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho’s new film commission Anomaly Strolls 2018 has been shot in-part in Liverpool. Extending their project News From Nowhere 2009, the artists use science fiction to question the role and importance of art to our present day society. As they have said: ‘Sci-fi is always the fable of the present. By employing a way to look at the future instead of the present, we wanted to address current issues, especially in relation to what art is and what art could be.’ Filmed in deserted alleyways and pubs across the city, Anomaly Strolls reflects on the experience of being human today.

Related to the new commission, the exhibition also includes Moon and Jeon’s 2012 film El Fin del Mundo (The End of the World). On separate screens, we see different points in time: a man remains committed to creating art as a global catastrophe unfolds, while a woman goes about a sanitised life in its aftermath. Documenting relics of the past, she comes across a strange object the man had incorporated in his artwork. The encounter triggers profound new emotions in the woman, and her strange discovery connects our two protagonists across time.

This is Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho's first UK exhibition. Not to be missed.

Tate Liverpool

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
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23 November 2018 – 17 March 2019

Supported by

Tate Liverpool Commissioning Circle

Moon and Jeon Exhibitions Supporters Group

Jo & Tom Bloxham MBE
Ben Caldwell
Gunny Cho
Yongsoo Huh
Tom & Jane Samson
Roisin & James Timpson OBE
Ross Warburton & Caroline Barnard

Tate Members

Sponsored by

Korea Artist Prize Promotion Fund, from SBS Foundation and National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

You will see new possibilities in art and society, not only in how we view our present but of how we consider our future. Absolutely not to be missed!