absurdee.com is a collection of experimental art & technology projects by Younghui Kim.

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Younghui Kim is an artist who finds her inspiration from everyday things or reactions she observes in her cities. 

For over a decade, Younghui Kim has been exploring the field of new media art, such as wearable technology art, interactive art and data art, where she has combined physical computing technology and art and design.  Her data art installation has been exhibited at Cornell University (mood.cloud-data as art 2014), Gallery ThisWeekendRoom (Weight of Data 2016), and the Society of Art and Technologies in Montreal as a part of CHI2018 Art Exhibition (Weight of Data 2018).  Her wearable technology art projects were presented in numerous exhibitions worldwide such as TEI 2015 (Metamorphosis),  Interactivity-Exploration at CHI 2013 (Gravity of Light), Seoul International Media Art Biennale 2013, Lay Artist by Art Center Nabi 2012, DALSMA 2011, and ISEA 2011, Leonardo Journal, HCI 2010, Social Fabrics 2008, FutureFasion 2006, Gwangju International Design Biennale 2005, Emerging Technologies Gallery, and SIGGRAPH 2004.  Other notable kinetic art installation were exhibited at Savina Museum of Art (3D Printing & Art 2014), Arko Art Center (Dynamic Structure & Fluid 2014) and Hongik Museum of Modern Art (Across 2013).  She tries to express through art of everyday things converging with data, technology and media, where her audience can interact and/or experience by interacting or wearing them.

Younghui’s wearable technology projects were featured on media such as BBC News Clicks, Korean Science Times, Surface Asia Magazine, 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, Donga News, Chosun News, Money Today News, fashionabletech.com, and more.

Younghui is from New York and has joined Hongik University since 2007 and has been teaching and researching interactive art and design.  She has researched by experimenting with lots of technology related materials and public digital media art at the Digital Media Public Art Research Lab (2009-2013) – the WCU Research program funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology through the National Research Foundation of Korea (R32-20067).

Younghui is a PhD candidature at the faculty of Creative Industries, Queensland University of Technology, 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 <ihongik@gmail.com>

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