Virtual Connect


This strand will focus on presenting e-magazines, e-catalogues, e-books, webinairs, podcasts as well as links to films, videos and information on singular aspects of Korean and Indian culture.

EarthMatters - Indo-Korean Ceramic residencies.
- an e-compendium.

InKo Centre, partnered with Arts Council Korea, Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korea, Lalit Kala Akademi, Kalakshetra Foundation and DakshinaChitra, to present three editions of EarthMatters, a series of Indo-Korean Ceramic residency projects that brought together 32 ceramic artists - 16 each from India and Korea - in five-week annual residencies in Chennai between 2012 and 2020.

Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020 | Time: 6.00 p.m. IST.

Rank your favourite K-DRAMA!

We invited K-drama enthusiasts to pick their top 3 Korean dramas currently on air in India and to tell us in 75 words or less about their selection, what appealed and why.

The competition received close to a 100 entries and it is evident from the range, tone and timbre of the passionate responses, just how personally viewers are touched by the K-drama phenomenon!

The top 3 winning entries, as well as the top 10 Korean dramas as reflected by this competition, will be published at 6.00 p.m IST on Thursday, 1 October 2020.

InKo Centre, in association with K-Art International Exchange Association, Busan, invited entries from middle/high and higher secondary school students from Chennai for the 2020 International Teenage Design & Art Award. Students from 11 countries including South Korea, India, Japan, U.S.A., U.K., China, Vietnam, Singapore, Philippines, Ukraine and Canada, participated in the competition this year.

We received 127 paintings from students in Chennai for the preliminary level of this contest, Following further vetting and selection, 20 entries from India were selected and sent to Korea for the final stage of the competition. To view the winning entries, please click the view button below.

Date: Friday, 11 September 2020 | Time : 4.00 p.m.

The Chennai Biennale, is a series of curated exhibitions that aims to showcase the range and variety of contemporary paintings from Korea.Curated by K-Art International Exchange Association and co-presented with InKo Centre, with support from several Korean organisations, these largescale expositions of contemporary paintings are presented bi-annually in Chennai. This e-compendium, comprising two volumes, showcases the work of close to 500 exceptional senior and emerging contemporary Korean artists, presented across four editions from 2013 to 2019.

Date: Friday, 14 August 2020 | Time : 5.00 p.m.

The Emerging Canvas series that commenced in 2012, was initiated by InKo Centre, in association with The Indian Art Museum in Korea, to identify and celebrate emerging young talent from both countries. This e-compendium pays tribute to 132 talented artists, presented across 6 edition of this series.

Date: Thursday, 16 July 2020 | Time : 6.00 pm