KIEUN KIM

NEW MEDIA ARTIST | PERFORMER | VISUAL DESIGNER
(617) 999 7871 | thekieunkim@gmail.com | kieunkim.com 

 

Biography

New York/Baltimore-based, seasoned professional visual designer, experienced computer engineer and in coding. Fluent in Korean and English with international work experience. Main interests are in the fields of interactive art, installation, physical computing, soft circuit, vital signs and wearable technology, visual design, illustration. 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, May 2015

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education
Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea, February 2000

 

Honors & Awards

September 2016 Governors Island, New York Harbor, New York
Selected Artist
Governors Island Art Fair 2016

 

June 2016 Space in Arts New York
Selected Artist
Space in Arts New York Gallery

 

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

 

September 2015 The New York Times, Women in The World
15 Remarkable Moments from Maker Faire NYC- Revealuxion
Women in The World in Association, The New York Times
http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2015/09/28/15-remarkable-moments-from-maker-faire-nyc/

 

September 2015 New York Hall of Science, New York
Selected Artist
6th Annual World Maker Faire
Revealuxion won Best in Class

 

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

 

January 2015 Instructables
Winner of the 2014 Papercraft Contest
Featured Artist
Named
, “Brainwave-Controlled Paper Garment”

 

November 2014 Instructables
Featured Maker- The Finger Drums

 

November 2014 Instructables
Featured Maker- The Healing Lamp

 

June 2014 Adafruit
Featured Artist- Talk To Me

 

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

 

May 2011 Lydia Fair, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Featured Artist- Home Tonight

 

Feb 2004 Korea Software Awards, South Korea
Grand Prize- Digital Traditional Ceramics and Patterns

 

Conference Presentations

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)

 

Press & Publications

• [Do-It-Herself] 15 Remarkable Moments from Maker Faire NYC
• AMT Magazine: 2015 MFA DT Alumna Kieun Kim Featured in the New York Times
• 4heads
• The Culture Files
• 6th Annual World Maker Faire
• New York City Media Lab Annual Summit
• Adafruit Wearable Wednesday blog: Featured in an interview with Becky Stern, an art director and engineer, and introduced my work, Revealuxion
• Adafruit’s Wearable Wednesday blog: Talk To Me
• Adafruit Industries
• Taable Note News Magazine
• Artslant New York
• Newsroh
• New York Culture Beat
• AllEvents Magazine
• Heyevents
• Eventbrite
• Nuzzel News
• Scoopnest News
• Ecouterre Magazine
• Designboom Magazine
• Workshopshed
• Oszine Magazine
• Imgrum
• The New School Archives Digital Collections
• Electronic Visualization and the Arts (EVA) London 2015 Conference
   Stitch, Bitch, Make/Perform: Wearables and Performance
• Ennoble Magazine
• Screen Magazine
• Film 2.0 Magazine
• CTTAgent (Cyber Technology Transfer Agents)

 

Selected Exhibitions

* Upcoming :  School 33 Project Space | School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD | August 22 - August 29, 2018

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

* Upcoming :  The 3rd annual Overlea ArtsFest Juried Art Exhibit & Competition | 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 | New York Hall of Science, New York, NY | October 1-2, 2016

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

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

The Art Show | Space in Arts, New York, NY | May 25 - 31, 2016

6th Annual World Maker Faire | 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 2014

Papercraft Exhibition | Instructables: Exhibition sponsored by Autodesk | 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

Face-to-Face | Albert and Vera List Academic Center, New York, NY | December 5-12, 2013

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