Originally from Busan, South Korea

Currently based in Dundee, Scotland

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2019 Vivarium Festival, Porto, Portugal

2016 Electric Spring Festival, University of Huddersfield, UK

2015 La Escucha Errante Festival, ZAWP, Bilbao, Spain

2014 Thermospheric Station, Flux Factory, NY, USA

2012 Edinburgh Science Festival / Dialogue Music Festival, Inspace, Edinburgh, UK

2011 Neon Digital Arts Festival, Chamber East, Dundee, UK

2011 Venetian Ball, Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh, UK

2011 Versatile Beings, Art’s Complex, Edinburgh UK

2011 Art For Life, Wallace House, Edinburgh, UK

2011 Imaginate, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, UK

2010 Love Dance Festival, Dance Base, Edinburgh, UK

2008 Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, UK

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2014 Kinokophonography Night, Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts, NY, USA

2014 Pink Noise Salon, Flux Factory, NY, USA

2014 Nightlight, Flux Factory, NY, USA

2014 Air Show, Flux Factory, NY, USA

2011 Women in Science Festival, Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee, UK

2010 Hidden Door Festival, Roxy Art House, Edinburgh, UK

2009 Galerie Nord-Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany

 

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS 

 

2018 Athens Video Dance Project, Athens, Greece

2014 MIVSC São Carlos Videodance Festival, São Carlos, Brazil

2013 Let’s Dance Festival, Macrobert, Stirling, UK

2012 Sonica - Sonic Art for Visually Minded, Glasgow, UK

2008 Cinemadamare Film Festival, Italy

 

COMMISSIONED WORKS

 

Music Impossible 

Interactive sound and light installation for young audiences (collaboration)

Family Fun Music Day, Glasgow City Halls

Glasgow, UK

2011

Sponsored by UNESCO

 

Pandora’s Light Box

Permanent audio guide for visually impaired audiences (collaboration)

Talbot Rice Gallery / Artlink

Edinburgh, UK

2011

SOUND DESIGN for MOVING IMAGE

 

Thread 

by Danwen Xing

Exhibited at Xi’an Art Museum, China, 2018

 

The Fairytale of Mærsk 

by Asbjørn Lund, Aarhus School of Architecture 

Exhibited at Milan Design Week, Italy, 2016

 

Mapping Istanbul 2015 

by Superpool

Exhibited at MAXXI, Rome, Italy, 2015

 

There is No Fairytale 

by Youngmi Kim

Exhibited at Galerie Nord-Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany, 2009

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2016 Shaping Time . Space, Flux Factory, NY, USA

2016 Artificial Retirement, Flux Factory, NY, USA

2015 Processing, Inverness Street Gallery, London, UK (co-curating with Bar Yerushalmi)

2014 Thermospheric Station, Flux Factory, NY, USA

RESIDENCIES

2018 ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark

2016 Flux Factory (Curatorial), NY, USA

2014 Flux Factory, NY, USA

2011 Dance Base, Edinburgh, UK

WORKSHOPS

2016 Sound ImaginingSound/Vision/Place Festival, University of Huddersfield, UK

2014 Max MSP for beginners, Pioneer Works, NY, USA

2014 Max MSP x Arduino workshop, Flux Factory, NY, USA

GRANTS / AWARDS

 

2014 Santander Research Scholarship

2014 PhD Scholarship (Half-Fee Waiver), University of Huddersfield

2011 Arts Trust Scotland Grant

2008 Cinemadamare Film Festival Weekly Competition Award 

REVIEWS / INTERVIEWS

 

2016 Gagin Lee, "[Special Feature] International Art Residencies", Public Art Magazine, South Korea 

2014 Mitch Waxman, “Nightlight at LIC Community Garden”, Queens Brownstoner, USA

2012 Narang Kim, “Sense & Sound”, 1st Look, South Korea

2011 Mark Harding, “Transmission”, The Skinny, UK

2011 Stephanie Richardson, “RECREA(C)TION: Versatile Beings”, a-n The Artists Information Company, UK

BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS / ARTICLES / PUBLICATIONS

"Redefining Failure in a Technologically Driven Era", CLOT Magazine (Online), 2017 

Artists’ Survival Guide, 2013.

“Soundscape Work; Four Different Approaches to Composing with Environmental Audio and Social, Political, and Philosophical Background”, Sound@Media Magazine (online), 2011. 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS / ARTIST TALKS

 

2019 Arcadia, V&A Dundee, UK (Upcoming)

2018 International Conference on Live Interfaces, Porto, Portugal 

2016 Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X, Bergamo, Italy

2016 ISEA2016 Conference, Hong Kong

2015 NEoN Mini Symposium, NEoN Digital Arts Festival, Dundee, UK

2015 Sound / Image Colloquium, University of Greenwich, UK

2015 Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X, Glasgow, UK

WORK EXPERIENCE​

Postdoctoral Research and Development Fellow

InGAME: Innovation for Games and Media Enterprise, University of Dundee, UK

04/2019 - Present

  • Interactive Engagement / Creative Digital Expression

 

Teaching Assistant

University of Huddersfield, UK

02/2015 - 06/2016

  • Taught the undergraduate module 'Sound For Image'.

Administrator

Flux Factory, New York, USA

02/2014 - 09/2014

  • Produced financial reports for grant applications and final reports.

  • Organized and directing the day-to-day operations of the office, interfaces with all other departments, and being responsible for assisting with key projects as requested by the Executive Director.

 

Intern Sound Engineer

Atlantic Sound Studios, New York, USA

03/2013 - 08/2013

  • ​Assisted the chief engineer for live recording sessions.

  • Organised customer booking schedule.

Sound and Interaction Designer

Superpool, Istanbul, Turkey

Jul 2012 – Sep 2012

  • Designed interactive audiovisual works for the project PARK by the architecture company Superpool for AUDI Urban Future Award 2012 competition as part of Istanbul Design Biennale. 

 

Project Supervisor

University of Edinburgh, UK

01/2012 - 05/2012

  • Supervised a group of graduate students from MSc Design and Digital Media, Sound Design, Digital Media and Culture, and Digital Composition courses

  • Proposed an audio-visual interactive project, 'Where the action is', where the focus was on designing and developing ways of ‘interactions’ with the audience

  • Troubleshooter for their technical support and advised for their academic research

 

Intern Project Manager & Sound Designer

Sound Tales, UK & Denmark​

01/2012 - 04/2012

  • Worked as an intern in distance for the 3D audio book design company, Sound Tales, located in Denmark

  • Managed the communications between the group of interns in Edinburgh and the company in Denmark setting up a blog, email contacts, file sharing websites, video meetings, etc.

  • Produced a stereo version of sound track for the promotion of the story book based on a historical literature from Søren Kierkegaard in 19th century of Copenhagen​

 

Studio Host

Nile, Edinburgh, UK

05/2010 – 04/2012

  • Hosted focus groups at the service design consultancy. In charge of taking care of A/V system and front desk tasks. 

Freelance Sound Operator

Mama Youth Project, London, UK

10/2008 - 03/2009

  • Completed the work experience program for one month at Mama Youth Project and invited to work as freelance

  • Operated sound for their youth TV magazine show, What’s Up, on Sky Freeview

  • What’s Up was premiered at British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Huddersfield, UK — PhD in Music and Music Technology, 2018

The University of Edinburgh, UK — MSc sound design, 2011

London Metropolitan University, UK — BA sound and media, 2009