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, audio visual performances, and research papers.
She is currently a Research Fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (NYU 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 multiple places including 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 was part of the SFPC Recode project that has been presented at the Day for Night Festival in Austin, Sónar+D 2017 in Barcelona, and Google I/O in San Francisco.
She is an alumae of NYU ITP, School for Poetic Computation in New York, USA and Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. She previously was an artist-in-resident at Mana Contemporary’s New Media Program.
Her collaborative practice with Michael Simpson is found here: KoalaTokki.
Interview by Carla Rapport on Lumen Prize Blog
Interview by Byeong Gon Park on 해운대신문 Haeundae Newspaper