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  • [workshop] Do Robots Blush?

      I am going to lead a design workshop, ‘Do Robots Blush?’ as one of this year’s Designers in Residence events at the Design Museum together with Unit Lab on the 24th June Saturday. The workshop will invite participants to explore her interest in intelligent machines, and their potential to express emotions. As I am investigating…

  • [news] Designers in Residence 2017: the Design Museum

      I am very proud to announce that I am selected one of this year’s Designers in Residence at the Design Museum, one of the world-leading museums for design and architecture. Designers in Residence is an annual programme of the museum to support young and emerging design talents for their creative careers. The selection of…

  • [Workshop] Following Invisible Lines: A speculative design workshop for GPS futures

      I will be leading a speculative design workshop, Following Invisible Lines, at the Somerset House on this Friday (24. March). The workshop aims to explore the future of GPS, which is a part of PhD research of the co-leader, Chris Wood.  Please register through the link below. All are welcome! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/following-invisible-lines-a-speculative-design-workshop-for-gps-futures-tickets-32355075903 You can find…

  • [press] Vogue Paris

          LED Eyelash has been featured in the Vogue Paris magazine March 2016 edition. This is quite special for the project, as the Vogue Paris was the first one I’ve lent this project for the photo shoot. And all the images are gorgeous!  If you have a chance to get one, please have…

  • [press] tanz magazine Vol.7.15

      German magazine, “tanz” (= dance),  featured some of my works in their 7/15 edition. By showing “Swing Skirt”, “LED Eyelash” and “The Snow White Magic Mirror”, the magazine talked about body politics; inspirational ideas in regards of enhancing the body languages. See more information by visiting their website (http://www.tanz-zeitschrift.de/ ) – reading their magazines!  

  • [exhibition] SECRET: Nothing to See Here

        “SECRET IS A FREE EXHIBITION EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF SURVEILLANCE, ESPIONAGE AND PRIVACY. From government surveillance to Hollywood spoilers, everyone has a secret. How do scientists, hackers, spies, journalists, psychologists, criminals, companies and governments approach this new world of secrets? From Easter eggs to cryptocurrencies, puzzles to politics, SECRET asks what needs to…

  • [Press] peut-porter.com _ Requiem For A Body

      One of my good friends, Alexa Pollmann, a narrative designer and speculative designer, wrote a great article about myself and Koby’s recent piece, Requiem For A Body, on her studio blog Peut-Porter. Alexa worked with us for this project, and has been given us a huge support and ideas for designing and producing the suit. Without…

  • [Workshop] Design For Death

    I will be giving a talk and tutoring in the design workshop “Design For Death”, which is going to be in place at the Royal College of Art. The workshop will be lead by Ekaterina Demina, the 2nd year of Design Interactions student, who are working on her project that is designing an alternative funeral by…

  • [Interview] Wired UK

        Recently, I had been interviewed by Daniel Culpan, a journalist of the Wired UK magazine, talk about The Republic of Privacy project – related to on-going issues around security and privacy invasion. The full interview is available to read by visiting the link below: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2015-04/28/republic-of-privacy

  • [Interview] The Guardian/ The Observer

        I recently had an interview with a journalist from The Guardian/ The Observer, Kit Buchan, about my project, The Republic of Privacy . In the interview I was talked about my research process on the topic, mainly focused on  Sniffer Dog Authentication  .Please read the full article by visiting the link : http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/apr/09/atm-sniffer-dog-privacy-issues-soomi-park-art-design    

  • [Exhibition] Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne

        One of my projects, The Republic of Privacy  is exhibiting in Biennale International Design Saint-Étienne, in the Hypervital exhibition curated by Benjamin Loyauté since 12th of March 2015. The biennale is one of a major international design event that has started since 1998, “firmly rooted in innovation, prospective and research through design”. This year’s theme…

  • [Press] Platoon Kunsthalle Magazine – The launching issue

      My good friends and supporter, Platoon Kunstalle, a subculture organisation based in Berlin and Seoul, has launched their magazine in last February 2015. The launching issue explores ‘wearable technology’, therefore I could be a part of the magazine. The magazine features number of interesting projects that related to ‘wearables’ from all around the world,…