absurdee.com is a collection of experimental wearable technology art projects by Younghui Kim.
Younghui Kim is a wearable artist who finds her inspiration from everyday things or reactions she observes in her cities.
For almost a decade, Younghui Kim has been exploring the field of new media art, defined as wearable technology art, where she has combined physical computing technology and soft textile design. Her wearable technology art projects were presented in numerous exhibitions worldwide such as Emerging Technology Gallery, SIGGRAPH 2004, Gwangju International Design Biennale 2005, and FutureFasion 2006, Social Fabrics 2008, Leonardo Journal, HCI 2010, DALSMA 2011, and ISEA 2011. She tries to express through art of everyday things converging with technology, where her audience can interact and experience by using or wearing them.
Younghui’s wearable technology projects were featured on media such as The Korea Times Magazine, Nippon TV, iChannel TV, Computer Graphics World and artist has been interviewed in Art4D, The Christian Science Monitor (as well as abc.com), Donga Science, News, fashionabletech.com and more.
Younghui is from New York and has joined Hongik University as an assistant professor since 2007 and has been teaching and researching interactive art and design. She is also experimenting with lots of technology related materials and public digital media art at the Digital Media Public Art Research Lab, the WCU Research program funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology through the National Research Foundation of Korea (R32-20067)
Younghui received her Masters degree from at ITP, Tisch School of the Art, New York University and her BFA degree from the Parsons School of Design in New York.
You can contact her at <firstname.lastname@example.org> and follow her at twitter account <Lreflection>
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