Yeseul Song is a South Korean born artist and researcher based in New York. She uses code and electronics to explore perception, embodied experience, and poetic representations of data. Her works span sculptures, physical installations, digital sketches, and audio visual performances.

She is currently an artist in residence at Mana Contemporary’s New Media Program and a research fellow at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). She is the recipient of Communication Arts Interactive Annual, iF Design Award, and a nominee of Lumen Prize. Her creations have been shown at Fort Mason Art and Culture Center in San Francisco, IAC Building in New York, Mana Contemporary in New Jersey, Independent Filmmaker Project in Brooklyn, and Gallery Max in New York. She contributed to the SFPC Recode project that has been interacted with a large audience at the Day for Night Festival in Austin, Sónar+D 2017 in Barcelona, and Google I/O in San Francisco.

She is an alumnus of NYU ITP and School for Poetic Computation in New York, USA.

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Recent Activities:

March, 2019
Invisible Sculptures and Indigo have been selected as the winners of Communication Arts Interactive Annual Award.

Oct 4, 2018
Afterglow, Vol.1 Show at Fall Open House at Mana Contemporary

Sep 29, 2018
Digital-Material at Mana Contermporary

Sep 2018
I’m starting a research residency at NYU ITP. 

Aug 2018
Presenting Solar Silk at Coal+Ice.

June 2018
I taught a workshop (Controlling Real Lightbulbs with Arduino) at ITP Camp 2018 (link).

June 2018
An academic paper that I wrote with Dr. Rong Tang has been published on Information Research (full text). 

June 2018
I started my artist residency at Mana Contemporary.

May 11, 2018
I’m presenting my thesis project, Invisible Sculptures at 4:36pm EST as a part of ITP Thesis Week 2018. It’ll be live streamed here.

April 29, 2018
I’m showing my thesis project, Invisible Sculptures at Riese Lounge at 721 Broadway, New York, NY. 

April 29, 2018
Illuminated Path is shown at Mana Contemporary as a part of the Open House 2018.

Jan 2018
Showing Sentences of Youth at Gallery Max, New York, NY in collaboration with a contemporary dancer Ji Hyun Ki

Sep 2017
Illuminated Path is on a long term view at Mana Contemporary.

Aug 2017  
I'm a part of an exhibition That's Not It at Mana Contemporary. (link)

July 2017  
Long-listed for The Lumen Prize 2017 Interactive Award with Mirages: Light Experiments. (link)

Jun 2017  
I taught a workshop titled 3D Printed Data at ITP Camp 2017. (link)

Jun 2017  
SFPC Re-coded Project is featured on Creators Project. (link)

Jun 2017
I presented SFPC Re-coded Project at Sónar+D in Barcelona, Spain. (link)

May 2017  
I presented Mirages: Light Experiments and CNC Music Factory at ITP Spring Show. (link)

photo credit: Dong Chan Kim