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Educations

Sep.2014 -Sep.2018 (expected)
Doctor of Philosophy
Media and Arts Technology(MAT),
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science,
Queen Mary, University of London
(Awarded Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council(EPSRC) Funding)
London, United Kingdom

Sep.2011 -Jun.2013
Master of Arts
Design Interactions,
Royal College of Art,
London, United Kingdom

Sep.2005- Aug.2007
Master of Arts
Digital Media Design,
International Design School for Advanced Studies(IDAS), Hongik University,
Seoul, South Korea

Feb.2006 – Jun.2006
Exchange Study
Hyper Media Design, L’Ecole de Design Nantes(EDNA),
Nantes, France

Mar.2001 – Feb.2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Multimedia & Animation Design/ Visual Communication Design (double degreed)
Sookmyung Women’s University,
Seoul, South Korea

 

Solo Exhibition

Nov.2009
[Anxiety E(A)nd],
Platoon Kunsthalle, Seoul, South Korea

 

Group Exhibitions

Aug. 2015
[SECRET: NOTHING TO SEE HERE]
Science Gallery Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Mar. 2015
[Hypervital]
[Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne],
Cite du Design, Saint Etienne, France

Mar. 2015
[Technophilia and the Corrupt Body]
Menier Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Nov.2014
[Design Korea]
KINTEX, Ilsan, South Korea

Jun.2013
[Queen Elizabeth Prize of Engineering],
Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

Jun.2013
[Show RCA 2013],
Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

Jan.2013
[Work in Progress],
Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

Sep.2012
[Lay Artist],
Artcenter Nabi, Seoul, South Korea

Jan.2012
[Work in Progress],
Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

Jun.2011
[B.Y.O.B Seoul],
Gallery LVS, Seoul, South Korea

Sep.2010
[Tweak],
Church Gallery Space, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Oct.2009
[Cadavre Exquis],
Space Beam, Incheon, South Korea

Sep.2008
[Ars Electronica Festival_CyberArt],
OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria

Apr.2008
[Next No.05],
Filmbyen, Aarhus, Denmark

Jul.2007
[Run_Human],
Triad New Media Gallery, Seoul, South Korea


Awards/ Honours

Apr. 2017
Designer in Residence
The Design Museum, London, United Kingdom

Sep. 2014
Global Design Leader
Korea Institute of Design Promotion(KIDP), Seoul, South Korea

Jun.2008
[LED Eyelash] HONORARY MENTION
Ars Electronica PRIX at Interactive Art Department, Linz, Austria


Work Experiences

Apr.2017-current
Designer in Residence
The Design Museum, London, United Kingdom

Nov.2016-current
Associate Lecturer,
Design (BA),
Goldsmiths University of London, London, United Kingdom

Apr.2015-Sep. 2015
Research Internship,
Future Consumer Applications & Services team
BT Technology Service & Operations, Adastral Park (Ipswich, Suffolk), United Kingdom

Jul.2013- Nov.2016
Founder
ReFlexLab
Design Consultancy, London, United Kingdom// Seoul, South Korea

Aug.2013-Mar. 2015
Producer/ Director of Moving Image (Freelance)
Human Harp Project
Di Mainstone, London, United Kingdom

Mar.2011-Jun.2011
Lecturer
[Introduction to Design],
Elective,
Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea

Mar.2010-Jun.2011
Lecturer
[Design Innovation I/II], [Product Design Collection I]
Division of Fashion & Product Design,
Dankook University, Young-in, South Korea

Mar.2009-Dec.2009
Lecturer
[Inspiration and Expression I/II],
Division of Industrial Design,
Dong-Eui University, Busan, South Korea

Apr.2009-Dec.2009
Artist in Residence
Platoon Kunsthalle, Seoul, South Korea


Lectures/Workshops/ Talks

Mar. 2017
Following Invisible Lines: Speculative Design Workshop for GPS futures
Organiser, Inside Out Festival
Somerset House, London.

Nov. 2016
Speculative Design Workshop
Speaker, Qualitative Method Discussion Group Seminar
School of Electonic Engineering and Computer Science,
Queen Mary University of London

Nov. 2016
The Art and Science of Embarrassment
Speaker, Cognitive Science Seminar
School of Electonic Engineering and Computer Science,
Queen Mary University of London

Jun. 2016
Children’s Intelligence Agency  Spy Technology & Fairer Tales Workshop
Spy Technology & Fairer Tales Workshop (Organiser: Bright Little Labs)
Invited Speaker, The Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy, London, United Kingdom

Mar. 2016
Art & Commitment
Guest Speaker, Master-Seminar (hosted by Lukas Pairon)
School of Arts (KASK Conservatorium), Ghent, Belgium

Aug. 2015
THE SECRETS BEHIND SECRET: LUNCHTIME TALKS
Artist Talk, Science Gallery Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

May. 2015
Design For Death
Invited Speaker/Tutor, Speculative Design Workshop (led by Ekaterina Demina),
Royal College of Art(RCA), London, United Kingdom

Feb. 2015
Open Lecture
Invited lecturer, Copenhagen Institute Interaction Design(CIID), Copenhagen, Denmark

Feb 2015
Trans:::itive Wear::able
Leading Tutor, Wearable Workshop, Copenhagen Institute Interaction Design(CIID), Copenhagen, Denmark

Oct. 2014
Symposium on Fashion Technology(SOFT)
Keynote Speaker, Royal Academy of Art, The Hauge, The Netherlands

Dec. 2013
Wearable Future
Speaker, Ravensbourne, London, United Kingdom

Dec. 2013
Cut-Off: Designing Communication In The Age Of Surveillance
Leading Tutor, Speculative Design Workshop, Dankook University, Yong-In, South Korea

Dec. 2013
Design For Society Ruins
Leading Tutor, Speculative Design Workshop, Dong-eui University, Busan, South Korea

Aug. 2013
The Republic of Privacy
Invited Talk, PhD Research in Information Security, Dept. of Computer Science,
University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom

Jun. 2012
Artscience Labs’ Annual Innovation Workshop Virtual Worlds,
Design Mentor, le Laboratoire, Paris, France

Dec. 2010
Plastic Fetishism and Anxiety A(E)nd
Invited Lecture, Kunkuk University, Seoul, South Korea

Oct. 2010
Fashion Technology
Invited Lecture, Samsung Art & Design Institute (SADI), Seoul, South Korea

Oct.2010
Research Contribution
Inprocess, LVMH Group Interview, Paris, France

Jul. 2010
print (“HELLO ARDUINO”);
Leading Tutor, Workshop, Platoon Kunsthalle, Seoul, South Korea

Apr. 2010
Fashion Technology
Workshop, Platoon Kunsthalle, Seoul, South Korea

Apr. 2009
The Steve Hatherly Show_Radio Show,
Artist Talk, TBS eFM(101.3Mhz), Seoul, South Korea (on air date: 16.Apr. 2009)


Collected Works

[Digital Veil], Triad New Media Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
[Swing Skirt], Oreum Gallery, Seoul, South Korea


Patents

[LED Eyelash] registered at Korean Intellectual Property Office (since 09/25/2009)

 

Publications (Media coverages/Thesis/Papers)

2016
[Vogue Paris Magazine]
issue No.965
LED Eyelash,
Editor: Claire Dhelens, Photographer: Ben Hassett, Make-up artist: Georgina Graham
Publisher: Vogue Paris, March 2016

2015
[tanz Magazine]
Vol. 7.15
LED Eyelash,
Editor: Elena Iris Fichter
Publisher: tanz Magazine, June 2015

2015
[peut-porter]
Requiem For A Body,
Editor: Alexa Pollmann
Publisher: peut-porter.com (web magazine)

2015
[Platoon Kunsthalle Magazine issue No. 1]
Interview
Publisher: Platoon Kunsthalle, Berlin/Seoul, Germany/South Korea (February 2015)

2015
[Wired UK]
Sniffer Dog Authentication,
Publisher: Wired UK (web magazine)

2015
[The Guardian]
Publisher: The Guardian/ The Observer UK (April 2015)

2014
[Highlike Book]
Author: Highlike team
LED Eyelash,
Publisher: FILE: Electronic Language International Festival & SESI/SP Editora (December 2014)

2014
[Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments]
Author: Kate Hartman
LED Eyelash,
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition (September 7, 2014)

2014
[Wired UK]
Identity Marriage,
Publisher: Wired UK (May Issue, Print version, 2014)

2013
[My Name is Nobody],
Dissertation for Master Degree, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

2011
[See Yourself Sensing: Redefining Human Perception]
Author: Madeline Schwartzman,
LED Eyelash,
Publisher: Black Dog Publishing, London, United Kingdom

2010
[Functional Aesthetics]
Author: Sabine Seymour,
LED Eyelash,
Publisher: Springer Vienna Architecture, New York, USA

2010
[Technology and Emotional Fashion (Swing Skirt project)],
Dankook University Design R&D Center Design Conference Journal,
Young-in, South Korea

2008
[CyberArts 2008 (Prix Ars Electronica)],
LED Eyelash,
Prix Ars Electronica,
Publisher: Hatje Cantz, Linz, Austria

2007
[Technology and Emotional Fashion
(Digital veil: An interactive Media Fashion with Fetishism)],
Thesis for Master Degree, IDAS, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea