Yeseul Song 
born in Busan, South Korea. based in New York, USA

Artist, Assistant Arts Professor at NYU ITP (faculty profile)

Yeseul Song is a South Korean-born, NYC-based immigrant, artist, and educator who uses technology, interaction, and participation as art media. She uncovers creative possibilities of non-visual senses and creates new sensory languages using technology to advocate imaginative and equitable views of the world. With the belief that art needs to be accessible to everyone, she explores and occupies non-traditional public spaces to challenge commonly held ideas about access and accessibility of art. She’s best known for Invisible Sculptures (2018-2021), a series of non-visual experiential sculptures made of sound, warmth, air, smell, and thought. Her artwork offers novel perceptual experiences that encourage people to rethink and challenge how they normally perceive, think, and interact with the world. A book about her series, Invisible and Existent, has been published (ISBN 979-11-90401-32-6). 

Yeseul is an Assistant Arts Professor at New York University Tisch's Interactive Telecommunications Program & Interactive Media Arts (NYU ITP/IMA). Her teaching areas span interactive art, participatory art, and physical computing.

Her work was shown at Clayarch Art Museum (South Korea), Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum (D.C.), New York Live Arts (NY), PASEO (NM), and Art in Odd Places (NY), among others. She has held residencies/fellowships from Museum of Arts and Design, Mana Contemporary, More Art, Future Imagination Fund, and Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, and is an alum of New Museum's NEW INC. Her work has been supported/funded by Wave Farm, NYSCA, Embassy of the Republic of Korea's Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C., Brooklyn Arts Council, DUMBO, GimHae Cultural Foundation, and more. Yeseul’s work won the iF Design Concept Awards and Communication Arts Interactive Awards. Her many public speaking engagements include The Cooper Union (NY), Seoul Foundation of Arts and Culture, and Haeundae Art and Culture Center (Korea).


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송예슬
미디어 아티스트, 뉴욕대 티쉬예술대학 교수 (faculty profile) / 부산 출생, 뉴욕 거주

한국 부산에서 태어나 현재 뉴욕에서 활동중인 미디어아트 작가이자 교육자이다. 첨단 과학기술과 인터랙션을 재료로 관객이 직접 참여하는 감각적 경험을 창조함으로써 예술과 관객의 관계를 재정의하고, 시각 중심의 기존의 예술적 패러다임에서 벗어난 비시각적 경험을 통해 미디어아트의 의미를 확장하고 더 많은 관객들을 포용하고자 한다.

뉴욕의 뮤지엄오브아츠앤디자인 (Museum of Arts and Design), 뉴뮤지엄 뉴잉크 (New Museum’s NEW INC), 뉴저지 마나컨템포러리 (Mana Contemporary) 등의 레지던스를 거쳤으며, 뉴욕파운데이션오브아츠 (NYFA), 뉴욕문화재단 (NYSCA), 웨이브팜 (Wave Fram), 브루클린아츠카운실, 한국영사관 문화원 등에서 다수 기관에서 작가활동을 지원받았다. 또한, 커뮤니케이션아츠 인터랙티브 어워드 (Communication Arts Interactive Award) 와 이프디자인상 (iF Design Award) 을 수상한 바 있다. 스미소니언 허쉬혼 뮤지엄 (Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum, D.C.), 뉴욕라이브아츠 (New York Live Arts, NY), 컬쳐허브 (Culture Hub, NY), 구글 I/O (Google I/O, CA), 바르셀로나 소나 (Sónar) 및 다수에서 국제적으로 작품을 전시하였고, 주요 작품은 “보이지 않는 조각들 (Invisible Sculptures)”로, 한국에서는 클레이아크미술관, KBS 뉴스, 서울문화재단을 통해 소개되었다.

뉴욕대 티쉬예술대학, 연세대학교, 시적연산학교를 졸업하였으며, 뉴욕대 티쉬예술대학 인터랙티브 텔레커뮤니케이션프로그램(New York University Tisch School of the Arts’ Interactive Telecommunications Program & Interactive Media Arts)에서 교수(Assistant Arts Professor)로서 후학에게 예술과 기술을 가르친다.



* Photo by Aing Studio / Courtesy of Clayarch Art Museum

Yeseul Song


pyeseul@gmail.com
@yeseulsong_