hye yeon nam

Hye Yeon Nam

Associate Professor

225-578-1390 | 321A Art Building
hyenam@lsu.edu |

Art/Digital Art BFA Ewha Women’s University, South Korea
MFA Rhode Island School of Design
PhD Georgia Institute of Technology

Hye Yeon Nam is a digital media artist and HCI designer exploring how technology can improve our interactions with other agents – humans, robots, or nature. She foregrounds the complexity of social relationships by making the familiar strange and interpreting everyday behaviors in performative ways. Hye Yeon has published and exhibited her work at ARS Electronica Center, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Asia Society Texas Center, Japanese American National Museum, Times Square, Eyebeam, Conflux Festival, D.U.M.B.O. Festival, the Lab in San Francisco, Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletronica (FILE), SIGGRAPH, Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI), International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Creativity & Cognition (C&C), and several others in Korea, China, Istanbul, Ireland, the UK, Germany, Australia, Denmark, and Switzerland. Her work has been broadcast on the Discovery Channel and LIVE TV show Good Day Sacramento and featured in Wired, We Make Money Not Art, Makezine, Business Insider, Slashdot, and Engadget. She received an environmental art grant from Anonymous Was A Woman (AWAW) and The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).