Hye Yeon Nam
Hye Yeon Nam is a digital media artist working on interactive installations, performance video, speculative design, and experimental games. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the Georgia Institute of Technology and holds an M.F.A. in digital media from the Rhode Island School of Design. 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 Smithsonians National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. (2011-2012), Times Square (2009), the art gallery Eyebeam and The Tank, the conflux, the D.U.M.B.O. Art Festival in New York (2009), FILE (2011, 2012), SIGGRAPH (2008, 2010), CHI (2010, 2012), ISEA (2011), E3 Expo (2011), 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 Goodday Sacramento, published in Leonardo Journal and featured in Wired, We Make Money Not Art, Makezine, Bussiness Insider, Slashdot, Engadget, and among other publications.