Hye Yeon Nam

Hye Yeon Nam is a digital media artist working on interactive installations and performance video. She holds a Ph.D. in digital media from Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.F.A. in digital media from Rhode Island School of Design, and a B.F.A. in Information Design from Ewha Womans University. She foregrounds the complexity of social relationships by making the familiar strange, and interpreting everyday behaviors in performative ways. Hye Yeon's art has been showcased in The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C, Times Square, the art gallery Eyebeam and The Tank, the conflux, the D.U.M.B.O. Art Festival in New York, FILE, SIGGRAPH , CHI, ISEA, E3 Expo, the Lab in San Francisco, and several festivals in China, Istanbul, Ireland, the UK, Germany, Australia, Denmark, and Switzerland. Her work has been broadcast on the Discovery Channel (Canada) and LIVE TV show Good Day Sacramento, published in Leonardo Journal and featured in WiredWe Make Money Not ArtMakezineBusiness Insider,SlashdotEngadget among other publications.


Whatever you say (w/Inmi Lee)
2012 Jan

Please Smile (w/Changhyun Choi)
2011 Jan

Dinner Party (w/Jeremy Rotsztain, Zach Lieberman)
2010 Jul/2008 Jul

Window Project
2008 May, 2005 July

2006 May

2006 May

::Artistic Products

2013 Jan

Life is a Journey Lamp
2011 Oct

Kiss Controller (w/Sam Mendenhall)
2011 Feb

::Performance Video

2008 Feb

Self Portrait
2006 May

What Color is It?
2005 May

::Community Workshop

Huggable Nature (w/Carl DiSalvo)
2010 Oct

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