The Connected City programme in Seoul, part of UK/Korea 2017-18, provided a way for communities to explore, reimagine and reconnect with the city they live in. Explore the fast-moving and fascinating city and discover how artists, designers, architects and makers from Korea and the UK collaborated in these two short films.
Our work in arts
Arts is a cornerstone of the British Council’s mission to create a friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and the wider world. We find new ways of connecting with and understanding each other through the arts, to develop stronger creative sectors around the world that are better connected with the UK.
Find out about our current and upcoming international opportunities for artists, creatives, professionals and organisations.
Arts is a cornerstone of the British Council’s mission to create a friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and the wider world.
Keep up to date with our projects and the latest news from the UK arts sector. Our latest includes our Connected City films which follow artists in Seoul, news on the BAFTA 2018 nominations, our latest literature podcast plus lots of opportunities.
From the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia to the Atlantic Ocean of the East Coast, a series of residencies taking place on cross-Canada trains provided the opportunity for UK and Canadian artists to explore Canada's contemporary cultural landscape whilst creating new work together.
Join us to explore some of the highlights of Hull 2017 as we look back on a successful year that is sure to put the city firmly on the cultural map.
Through the promotion of arts, English, science, and education we work on high-profile international festivals and seasons to introduce millions of people around the world to the best of UK culture and innovation.