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.
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
I’m starting a research residency at NYU ITP.
Presenting Solar Silk at Coal+Ice.
I taught a workshop (Controlling Real Lightbulbs with Arduino) at ITP Camp 2018 (link).
An academic paper that I wrote with Dr. Rong Tang has been published on Information Research (full text).
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.
Showing Sentences of Youth at Gallery Max, New York, NY in collaboration with a contemporary dancer Ji Hyun Ki
Illuminated Path is on a long term view at Mana Contemporary.
I'm a part of an exhibition That's Not It at Mana Contemporary. (link)
Long-listed for The Lumen Prize 2017 Interactive Award with Mirages: Light Experiments. (link)
I taught a workshop titled 3D Printed Data at ITP Camp 2017. (link)
SFPC Re-coded Project is featured on Creators Project. (link)
I presented SFPC Re-coded Project at Sónar+D in Barcelona, Spain. (link)
I presented Mirages: Light Experiments and CNC Music Factory at ITP Spring Show. (link)
photo credit: Dong Chan Kim