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


Art Exhibition

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

ITP 2017 Winter Show, New York, NY
Glow Box

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

2017

ITP Winter Show 2018, New York, NY
Glow Box

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

ITP Spring Show 2017, New York, NY
Mirages: Light Experiments and CNC Music Factory

2016

ITP Winter Show 2016, New York, NY
Illuminated Path and Liquid Light

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


Residency

2018

NEW MEDIA PROGRAM at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

NYU ITP Research Fellowship, New York, NY


Curation

2018

Curated a team of artists for New Media Program at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ


Awards

Winner of Communication Arts Interactive Annual Award 2018
Student Category | Invisible Sculptures & Indigo -- two projects won!
selection rate 5.7%
Nov 2018

Short Listed for Communication Arts Interactive Annual Award 2017
Student Category | For Mirages: Light Experiments
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

RED award of "S" Design Award
Granted by Department of Human Environment & Design, Yonsei University
For ‘ALICE’ video: Moving Typography video
Dec 2009

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


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


Teaching / Workshop

“Controlling Real Lightbulbs with Arduino” Workshop at ITP Camp 2018
Feb 2018

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

“Controlling Real Lightbulbs with Arduino” Workshop at ITP Unconference 2018
Jan 2018

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


Press

Glow Box (2017)
Blair Neal’s Medium Post

SFPC Re-coded Project at Sónar+D (2017)
VICE’s The Creators Project
NEO2
Gràffica
alacarta
Don

SFPC Re-coded Project at Day for Night (2015) Creative Applications: 50 Animations populate SFPC’s re-coded at Day for Night COS: Day for Night 2015 Festival Review: The Top 15 Moments Featured on KHOU-TV News

SFPC Show (2015) VICE’s The Creators Project: Student–Robot Conferences at The School for Poetic Computation

Featured as a UX Researcher at NAVER (2011) Dong A Ilbo: Yeseul Song and Sangyoon Park: how people who excels in their field got their job at NAVER NAVER’s Young Designers Challenge Blog: Featuring Yeseul Song, a UX Researcher

iF Design Award (2010)Kang, J. W. (March 2010). Yonsei University students awarded a prestigious international design award (iF Design Award). Hankook Ilbo, p.36. Chosen Ilbo (English Version)
Yon Hap News
Naver News
Segye Ilbo
Digital Times
News Chun Ji
Newsis


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


Skills

Programming
Processing (Java), Javascript, HTML/CSS

Physical Computing
Arduino (C++), Electronics and Mechanism Prototyping, PCB Fabrication

Design
Adobe Suites, Rhino, Fusion360, Blender

Fabrication
3D Printing, CNC, Laser Cutting, Vacuum Casting

UX Research
Eye Tracking, Survey, Interview, Information Architecture, Design Heuristics