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KIEUN KIM

NEW MEDIA ARTIST | PERFORMER | VISUAL DESIGNER
thekieunkim@gmail.comkieunkim.com

 

[ Biography ]

New York/Baltimore-based, seasoned professional new media artist and visual designer, experienced computer engineer and in coding. Fluent in Korean and English with international work experience. Main interests are in the fields of visual art, interactive art, installation, physical computing, soft circuit, vital signs and wearable technology. Artistic concentration on self-portrait, emotional expressions and human connection. Mission to focus on interactive healing effects between people on a variety of projects.

 

[ Education ] 

Master of Fine Arts in Design and Technology
Parsons, The New School for Design, New York, NY

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education
Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea

 

[ Honors & Awards ]

September 2019 Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC / Embassy of South Korea
Selected Artist – Revealuxion: Be You, Be Free (Performance)
2019 Art All Night

September 2019 Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC / Embassy of South Korea
Selected Artist - Revealuxion
Newly Connected 2019

August 2019 New Harvest Film Festival - Новый Урожай, Moscow, Russia
Selected Artist / Experimental Video Art / Revealuxion: My Journey of Evolution
New Harvest Film Festival - Новый Урожай

May 2019 Korean Cultural Center, New York, NY / Embassy of South Korea
Selected Artist - Revealuxion
Beyond Boundaries 2019

May 2019 Superfine! Art Fair, New York, NY
Selected Artist - Revealuxion: Tension No. 1 - No. 8
Superfine! Art Fair New York City 2019

April 2019 Five Continents International Film Festival (FICOCC2016), Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela
Selected Artist / Fiction Short film / Best Video Art - Revealuxion: My Journey of Evolution
FICOCC #25 Short film

March 2019 Artrooms Fair Roma, The Church Palace, Roma, Italy
Selected Artist / Featured Artist - Revealuxion: My Journey of Evolution
Artrooms Fair Roma

March 2019 Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
Featured Artist / Selected Artist – Sound Tree
Open Source 2019

January 2019 Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
Selected Artist / Special Recognition Artist - Floating Dreams
All Women Art Exhibition

January 2019 Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, Everett, PA
Selected Artist - Floating Dreams
Open Exhibition 2019

January 2019 Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA
Selected Artist – Growing
4th Annual Landscapes Art Exhibition

December 2018 Gallery Ring Organization Online Art Gallery
Selected Artist / Honourable Mention - Harambe Market
Wheels Exhibition 2018

December 2018 Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA
Selected Artist - April Sound
4th Annual Leaves & Petals Art Exhibition

September 2018 School 33 Art Center (BOPA), Baltimore, MD
Selected Artist - Revealuxion
School 33 Project Space

June 2018 Overlea Community Association, Baltimore, MD
Featured Artist / People's Choice Award & 2nd Prize in 2D Abstract - Sound Tree
3rd Annual Overlea ArtsFest Juried Competition and Show

SSeptember 2016 4heads, New York Harbor, New York, NY
Selected Artist - Revealuxion
9th Annual Governors Island Art Fair 2016

June 2016 Space in Arts New York Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Artist - Revealuxion
Kieun Kim Solo Exhibition

January 2016 RAW, Melrose Ballroom, New York, NY
Featured Artist - Revealuxion
RAW: New York Presents Futures

September 2015 The New York Times, Women in The World
Featured Artist / 15 Remarkable Moments from Maker Faire NYC - Revealuxion
Women in The World in Association, The New York Times

September 2015 Make: Magazine, New York Hall of Science, New York, NY
Selected Artist / Best in Class - Revealuxion
6th Annual World Maker Faire 

September 2015 New York University Skirball Center, New York, NY
Selected Artist - Revealuxion
NYC Media Lab Annual Summit 

January 2015 Autodesk, San Rafael, CA
Featured Artist / Winner of the 2014 Papercraft Contest - Brainwave-Controlled Paper Garment
Instructables

November 2014 Autodesk, San Rafael, CA
Featured Maker - The Finger Drums
Instructables

November 2014 Autodesk, San Rafael, CA
Featured Maker - The Healing Lamp
Instructables 

June 2014 Adafruit, New York, NY
Featured Artist - Talk To Me
Adafruit Wearable Wednesday

August 2013 - May 2015 New York, NY
The Provost Scholarship
Parsons, The New School For Design

May 2011 Lydia Fair, Greater Boston Vineyard, Cambridge, MA
Selected Artist - Home Tonight
Lydia Fair

Feb 2004 Korea Software Awards (KSWA), Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Grand Prize / Korea Software Awards (KSWA) - Digital Ceramics and Patterns
Ministry of Science and Technology

 

[ Conference Presentations ]

September 22, 2018, Baltimore, MD, USA
A Discussion of New-ish Media: Hosted by Katie Duffy and Carlyn Thomas
Selected Artist Panel

 July 7 – 9, 2015, London, U.K.
Electronic Visualization and the Arts (EVA), London 2015 Conference
Stitch, Bitch, Make/Perform: Wearables and Performance

 July 7 – 9, 2015, London, U.K.
Conference Authors: Camille Baker & Kate Sicchio
Featured Guest Speaker (via Skype)

[ Donation ]

Revealuxion 6x6 - The International Small Art Phenomenon | Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY | June 2-July 15, 2018

 

[ Selected Exhibitions & Films ]

* Upcoming - Superfine! Art Fair - (WO)MAN, New York City 2020 | Soho, New York, NY | April 22-26, 2020

* Upcoming - Newly Connected 2019 | Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC / Embassy of South Korea | September 6-27, 2019

* Upcoming - 2019 Art All Night - Be You, Be Free | Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC / Embassy of South Korea | September 14, 2019

* Upcoming - New Harvest Film Festival - Новый Урожай 2019 | Сад им. Баумана(Sad Imeni Baumana), Moscow, Russia | August 29, 2019

* Ongoing - E-fair: Superfine! Art Fair, New York City 2019 | https://superfine.world/nyc-2019-efair | 2019

Beyond Boundaries 2019 | Korean Cultural Center, New York, NY / Embassy of South Korea | May 22-June 21, 2019

Superfine! Art Fair, New York City 2019 | Soho | 107 Grand St., New York, NY | May 1-5, 2019

15th Anniversary Members Exhibition 2019 | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA | April 11-June 4, 2019

Fiction Short Film #25 - Best Video Art | Regina Mall, Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela | April 03, 2019

Artrooms Fair Roma 2019 | The Church Palace, Roma, Italy | March 22-24, 2019

Open Source 2019 | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA | March 14-April 6, 2019

2nd Annual Women Artists Art Exhibition | Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA | January 15-April 14, 2019

Red | Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, Everett, PA | February 1-28, 2019

Artrooms Fair Roma 2019 | https://roma.artroomsfairs.com | February 1, 2019

Flower | Gallery Ring, Online Art Gallery | January 19-31, 2019

Open | Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, Everett, PA | January 1-31, 2019

All Women Art Exhibition | LightSpaceTime Online Art Gallery, Palm Springs, CA | January 1-31, 2019

4th Annual Landscapes Art Exhibition | Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA | January 1-31, 2019

6th Annual ALL Photography/Digital Art Exhibition | Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Annapolis, MD | January 2-29, 2019

Snap to Grid | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA | December 13, 2018-January 5, 2019

5th Annual Open/No Theme Art Exhibition | Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Annapolis, MD | December 4, 2018-January 2, 2019

Wheels | Gallery Ring, Online Art Gallery | December 17-31, 2018

Feeling Blue 8 | A Singular Creation, Online Art Gallery | December 1-31, 2018

4th Annual Leaves & Petals Art Exhibition | Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA | December 1-31, 2018 

School 33 Project Space | School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD | August 31-September 29, 2018

6x6 - The International Small Art Phenomenon | Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY | June 2-July 15, 2018

The 3rd Annual Overlea ArtsFest Juried Art Exhibit & Competition | Overlea Community Association, Natural History Society, Baltimore, MD | June 2, 2018

Out of Order 2018 MAP’s 21st Annual Benefit Exhibition and Silent Auction | Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD | April 13, 2018

7th Annual World Maker Faire | Make: Magazine, New York Hall of Science, New York, NY | October 1-2, 2016

Governors Island Art Fair 2016 | 4heads, New York Harbor, NY | September 3-25, 2016

The Enchanted City 2016 | Troy, NY | August 25-27, 2016

Kieun Kim Solo Exhibition | Space in Arts, New York, NY | June 8-14, 2016

The Art Show | Space in Arts, New York, NY | May 26, 2016

Raw: New York - NYC Presents Futures | Melrose Ballroom, New York, NY | January 13, 2016

6th Annual World Maker Faire | Make: Magazine, New York Hall of Science, New York, NY | September 26-27, 2015

NYC Media Lab Annual Summit | New York University Skirball Center, New York, NY | September 25, 2015

Designing Multiplicity: Performance & Screening | John Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, New York, NY | May 18, 2015

Designing Multiplicity | Albert and Vera List Academic Center, New York, NY | May 18-22, 2015

Parsons Gala | John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, New York, NY | April 26, 2015

The Brainwave-Controlled Paper Garment | Arnold Hall, New York, NY | January 1, 2015

Papercraft Exhibition | Instructables, Autodesk, San Rafael, CA | November 24, 2014-January 19, 2015

Talk to Me | Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York, NY | June 15, 2014

Talk to Me | Adafruit’s Wearable Wednesday, New York, NY | June 11, 2014

Face-to-Face | Eugene Lang Of Liberal Arts, New York, NY | December 5-12, 2013

Home Tonight | The Lydia Fair, Greater Boston Vineyard, Cambridge, MA | May 21-22, 2011

2000 Dream of New Millennium, Fine Arts & Communication Design & Calligraphy | The National Theater of Korea, South Korea | December 29, 1999-January 30, 2000

Beauty | Jong Ro Gallery, South Korea | October 4-10, 2000

[ Press & Publications ]

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• Author: Camille C. Baker | Published: August 23, 2018
  New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance. Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities
  Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. 2018
  Caption: © 2015 Kieun Kim – Revealuxion Version ii - 1 /r (P.110)
ISBN-13: 978-1472467188, ISBN-10: 1472467183

• The New York Times,Women in The World | September 28, 2015
   [ Do-It-Herself ] 15 Remarkable Moments from Maker Faire NYC
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• Korean Cultural Center of Washington D.C. | July 26, 2019

AM1660 K-RADIO | May 13, 2019

Superfine Art E-Fair | May 6, 2019

• The Untitled Magazine | May 4, 2019

Korean Cultural Center of New York | May 1, 2019

Asian American Arts Alliance | May 1, 2019

• Thought Gallery | May 1, 2019

NY Culture Beat | May 1, 2019

TheArtGuide.com | May 1, 2019

Club Free Time | May 1, 2019

Artcards | May 1, 2019

ArtRabbit | April 30, 2019

The Untitled Magazine | April 23, 2019

Superfine Art Fair | Apr 17, 2019

• Five Continents International Film Festival | April 1, 2019

D La Repubblica Magazine | March 21, 2019

Filrouge Magazine | March 21, 2019

• D La Repubblica Magazine | March 20, 2019

Urban Mirrors | March 18, 2019

PrimaPress | March 18, 2019

Geos News | March 17, 2019

Roma Today | March 17, 2019

TheWayMagazine | March 16, 2019

La Repubblica Magazine | March 16, 2019

Art Vibes | March 16, 2019

Lazioinfesta | March 15, 2019

Project Art | March 15, 2019

• The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art | March 6, 2019

• Artrooms Fair Roma | February 1, 2019

• Colors of Humanity Art Gallery | February 1, 2019

• Gallery Ring, Online Art Gallery | January 19, 2019

• Contemporary Art Gallery Online | January 2, 2019

• Colors of Humanity Art Gallery | January 1, 2019

• Fusion Art | January 1, 2019

• Light Space & Time | January 1, 2019

• Gallery Ring | December 17, 2018

• Contemporary Art Gallery Online | December 4, 2018

• A Singular Creation | December 1, 2018

• ArtfixDaily | December 1, 2018

• Fusion Art | December 1, 2018

• School 33 Art Center  | August 31, 2018

• Bmore Art | August 28, 2018

• BOPA (Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts)  | August 31, 2018

• Carpe Diem! | August 12, 2018

• Evensi | August 12, 2018

• Maryland State Arts Council | August 11, 2018

• Carroll County Times | June 2, 2018

• 4heads, Governors Island Art Fair 2016 | April 18, 2017

• I Heart My Art | September 3, 2016

• 4heads, Governors Island Art Fair 2016 | September 3-25, 2016

The Culture Files | September 8, 2016

• Scoopnest News | June 17, 2016

• New York Culture Beat | June 9, 2016

• AllEvents Magazine | June 9, 2016

• Heyevents | June 9, 2016

• Eventbrite | June 9, 2016

• Newsroh | June 8, 2016

• Artslant New York | June 8, 2016 / December 5, 2013

• Plus Model Magazine & Marla Wynne Fashion Collection | February 11, 2016

• News Talk EE | December 17, 2015

• Workshopshed | November 2, 2015

• 6th Annual World Maker Faire | October 1-2, 2015

• Oszine Magazine | October 2, 2015

• Frequency | September 30, 2015

• AMT Magazine  | September 29, 2015
   2015 MFA DT Alumna Kieun Kim Featured in The New York Times

• Adafruit Wearable Wednesday blog: Revealuxion | September 27, 2015
   Featured and selected artist by Becky Stern, the director of wearable electronics at Adafruit

• Fruit Industries | September 27, 2015

• Taable Note News Magazine | September 27, 2015    

• Make Me Feed | September 27, 2015

• Nuzzel News | September 27, 2015

• New York City Media Lab Annual Summit 2015 | September 25, 2015  
   Interactive Science Fair – Wearables

• American Entrepreneurship | July 13, 2015

• Ecouterre Magazine | June 10, 2015

• The New School Archives Digital Collections | May 12, 2015

• Instructables | January 2015

• Adafruit’s Wearable Wednesday blog: Talk To Me | June 11, 2014

• CTTAgent (Cyber Technology Transfer Agents) | October 8, 2012

• Ennoble Magazine | February 2005

• Screen Magazine | July 2004

• Film 2.0 Magazine | July 2004