Haru (Hyunkyung) Ji
Tuesday May 2
10:30 AM –11:30 AM
205 Richmond Street, room 320
Title: Life Forms: 3D Practice & Transdisciplinary
Haru Ji is a transdisciplinary media artist and co-creator of the research project "Artificial Nature”. This project explores ‘art-as-it-could-be’ as an amalgam of play, research, and art through the creation of interactive and immersive ecosystemic worlds in mixed reality installations and moving images. Haru is interested in seeing, discovering, and knowing our own world and ourselves, through building worlds as a contemporary art practice.
She holds a PhD in Media Arts & Technology from the University of California Santa Barbara where she was also a researcher for the AlloSphere virtual reality instrument. Haru is an Assistant Professor of Art & Technology at Sogang University in Seoul, Korea, as well as a Visiting Professor in Digital Media and Visual Art at York University, Canada. She has exhibited computational installations, virtual reality, digital sculptures, virtual architecture, video installations, sculptural objects, and 3D animations at many exhibitions and art festivals worldwide, including at ZKM Karlsruhe, La Gaite Lyrique Paris, Microwave Festival Hong Kong, Daejeon Biennale Korea, and the international Kaleidoscope VR showcase.