Yeseul Song  송예슬
artist/
researcher/
creative technologist


yeseul.com
pyeseul@gmail.com

New York, NY

Education

MPS, Interactive Telecommunication Program (ITP)
New York University, New York, NY
Class of 2018

School for Poetic Computation, New York, NY
Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Simmons College, Boston, MA
Sep 2014 - Aug 2015  (dual degree scholarship student from Yonsei University)
GPA: 4.0/4.0

MA, Library and Information Science
Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Mar 2013 - present
GPA: 4.5/4.5

BS, Human Environment & Design, B.S., Library and Information Science
Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Class of 2011
GPA: 3.99/4.5


Selected Exhibitions

2019

Collab, Brooklyn, NY
Invisible Sculptures #8, The Idea of Perfection is Artificial at Recent Possibilities

New York Live Arts, New York, NY
Livecoding Performance as KoalaTokki at Algorave as part of Live Ideas 2019

Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
Cyan in Sounds at a group show Afterglow, Vol.2  

2018

Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
Invisible Sculptures #7, Illuminated Path, Glow Box at a group show Afterglow, Vol.1  

Fort Mason Art and Culture Center, San Francisco, SF
Solar Silk at Coal+Ice Exhibition for the California Convernor’s Climate Change Summit  

IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project), Brooklyn, NY
Soundfall at Expanded Cinema, Vol. 3

Riese Lounge at 721 Broadway, New York, NY
Invisible Sculptures: Yeseul Song’s Thesis Showing

Gallery Max, New York, NY
Sentences of Youth in collaboration with a contemporary dancer Ji Hyun Kim

2017

Big Screens at IAC Building, New York, NY
Indigo

Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
Illuminated Path and Glow Box at That’s Not It curated by Alex Czetwertynski

Sónar+D 2017, Barcelona, Spain
SFPC Re-coded Project presented by Absolut

2016

Google I/O 2016, Mountain View, CA
SFPC Re-coded Project

Day for Night 2016, Houston, TX
SFPC Re-coded Project

BRIC Arts Media Open House 2016, Brooklyn, NY
Abra-cadabra

2015

School for Poetic Computation Fall 2015 Final Showcase, New York, NY
Snowflake Making and Rearrangement

School for Poetic Computation Summer 2015 Final Showcase, New York, NY
Caption, Art, and Ineffability


Residencies

2019 Fall

NYU ITP Human in Residence, New York, NY

2018-2019

NEW MEDIA PROGRAM at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
Lead Artist / Curator of the team

NYU ITP Research Fellowship, New York, NY


Awards

Winner of Communication Arts Interactive Annual Award
Invisible Sculptures & Indigo -- two projects won!
selection rate 5.7%
March 2019

Short Listed for Communication Arts Interactive Annual Award 2017
For Mirages: Light Experiments
Short List selection rate 19%
Nov 2017

Nominated for Lumen Prize’s Interactive Award 2017
For Mirages: Light Experiments
selection rate 8%
July 2017

Honored Best Paper Award
Granted by HCI KOREAFor "Identifying Prolific Institutions and Analyzing Their Collaboration Network in HCI KOREA" Dec 2014

Honored Winner of iF Design Concept Award
Granted by iF International Forum Design GmbH
For Read Me USB
selection rate 1.8%
Feb 2010

Communication Award Winner of UXDP (User Experience Design Practicum)
Granted by NAVER Corp.
Selected as ‘The People of Communication’ in pre-internship program of NAVER
June 2010

Vision Award Winner of Presentation Competition for Volunteer Workers
Granted by Yonsei University
Nov 2009


Press

ITP Thesis Archive Website (2019)
Mindsparkle Mag

Invisible Sculptures
(2018), Indigo (2017)
Communication Arts, March/April 2019 | Printed Magazine Archive
경향신문 Kyunghyang News
Korea Times
해운대신문 Haeundae Newspaper
연세소식 Yonsei News

Glow Box (2017)
3ders.org
3DP Lighting
ArtMatter Magazine
Blair Neal’s Medium Post

SFPC Re-coded Project (2015-)
VICE’s The Creators Project
Creative Applications
COS
NEO2
Featured on KHOU-TV News
Gràffica
alacarta
Don

Snowflake Making (2015)
VICE’s The Creators Project

Interview as a UX Researcher at NAVER (2011)
동아일보 Dong A Ilbo
NAVER’s Young Designers Challenge Blog

READ ME USB, recognized by iF Design Award (2010)
한국일보 Hankook Ilbo
조선일보 Chosen IlboEnglish Version
연합뉴스 Yon Hap News
네이버 뉴스 Naver News
세계일보 Segye Ilbo
디지털타임스 Digital Times
뉴스천지 News Chun Ji
뉴시스 Newsis


Teaching / Workshop

Intro to Physical Computing (Fall 2019)
NYU ITP

“Connecting Digital and Physical: Serial Communication between Arduino and p5.js” Workshop
ITP Camp 2019

“Getting Started with DMX Lights” Workshop
ITP Unconference 2019

“Controlling Real Lightbulbs with Arduino” Workshop ITP Unconference 2019, 2018
ITP Camp 2018

Guest Lecturer for a User Experience workshop at Simmons College Feb 2018

“3D Printing for Hackers - An Algorithmic Approach to 3D Printing” Workshop
ITP Camp 2017

Teaching Artist at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music)
for Digital Art Studio Summer Programworked with Molmol Kuo and School for Poetic Computation
Summer 2016

Guest Lecturer for a class “GTC Seminar” at Yonsei University
Sep 2011

Guest Lecturer for a class “Information User Study” at Hansung University
Sep 2011

Guest Lecturer for “Career Development Program” at Yonsei University
May 2011


Previous Work Experience

Research Assistant for artist Taeyoon Choi
Spring 2016

UX Research Intern at Harvard University User Research Center
Summer 2015

UX Research Assistant at Harvard IQSS Data Science
Sep 2014 – Dec 2014

Usability Research Assistant at Usability Lab at Simmons College
Aug 2014 – Aug 2015

Graduate Researcher at Yonsei University i-lab
Jan 2013 – Dec 2014

UX Researcher at Naver Corporation (formerly NHN)
Jan 2011 – Jan 2013

UX Research Intern at Naver Corporation (formerly NHN)
Jul 2010 – Aug 2010

Website Designer & Developer at Yonsei University
Jan 2009 – Dec 2010


Publications

Rong Tang, Yeseul Song (2018). Cognitive styles and eye movement patterns: an empirical investigation into user interactions with interface elements and visualisation objects of a scientific information system. Information Research, 23(2).
Paper

Yeseul Song, Jihong Park, Jiyoung Shim (2015). The Evaluation of Web Contents by User ‘Likes’ Count: An Usefulness of hT-index for Topic Preference Measurement. Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, 49 (2), 27-49.
Paper

Hyangee Lee, Jihong Park, Yeseul Song (corresponding author). Identifying Prolific Institutions and Analyzing Their Collaboration Network in HCI KOREAKorea HCI Conference 2015.
Paper | Presentation
 *Honored Best Paper Award

Yeseul Song, Junghyun Chun, Miah Kam, Sungjun Song, Jeeyeon Lee. The Development and Application of Evaluation Heuristics for the Digital Library User Interface. Korea HCI Conference 2014. 
Paper | Poster

READ ME USB, iF Design Award Yearbook 2010 by Forum Design GmbH, iF International


Funded Research Projects 
I worked as a graduate researcher for the projects below.

Constructing a special library of National Institute of EcologyFunded by Ministry of Environment in Korea | Jun 2014 - Dec 2014
Principle investigator: Prof. Ji Yeon Lee


Consultation for the activation of e-books in public libraries in Korea
Funded by Korean Library Association | April 2014
Principle investigator: Prof. Ji Yeon Lee


Consultation for the National Center for Medical Information and Knowledge
Funded by National Center for Medical Information and Knowledge | March 201
Principle investigator: Prof. Ji Yeon Lee


Consultation for launching Human Database Service of National Assembly Library: Based on User Research
Funded by National Assembly Library of the Republic of Korea  | Oct 2013
Principle investigator: Prof. Ji Yeon Lee


Grey Literature’s Publication Conditions and Collecting Methods Research Project
Funded by The National Library of Korea | Aug 2013 – Jan 201
Principle investigator: Prof. Ji Yeon Lee


National Assembly Library's Information Sharing Policy Development Research Project
Funded by National Assembly Library of the Republic of Korea | May 2013 – Aug 2013
Principle investigator: Prof. Ji Yeon Lee


The National Digital Library Development Research Project
Funded by The National Library of Korea | Mar 2013 – Jul 201
Principle investigator: Prof. Ji Yeon Lee



Scholarships

Tisch School of the Arts Departmental Fellowship
New York University
Sep 2016 - present

Brain Korea 21 Fellowship
National Research Foundation of Korea
Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

Accounting Assistant Fellowship
Department of Library and Information Science, Yonsei University
Mar 2013 - Aug 2014

Academic Scholarship
Department of Library and Information Science, Yonsei University
Mar 2008 – Aug 2010