Taehee Kim

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Curriculum Vitae



contact: taeheekim9@gmail.com

EDUCATION

  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN / Providence, RI / 2010: MFA with honors, Digital+Media - Department Scholarship. Thesis Title: Between a Rock and a Virtual Place, Department Scholarship.
  • UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH / Edinburgh, United Kingdom. / 1996: Ph.D., Department of Artificial Intelligence Thesis Title: Development of PVDF Tactile Dynamic Sensing in a Behavior-Based Assembly Robot.
  • UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH / Edinburgh, United Kingdom / 1992: MSc course fulfilled and transferred to the Ph.D. course, in Knowledge-Based Systems (Intelligent Robot Theme), Department Artificial Intelligence. Thesis Title: The Development of Vibration Sensors as Event Signature Sensors in Assembly.
  • AJOU UNIVERSITY / Suwon, South Korea / 1990: BSc, Electronics, University Scholarship 1989.


    EXHIBITIONS

  • Art Space One, Language of Painting: The Boundary of Meaning, Seoul Korea, July 2015.
  • Shinsegae Gallery Centum City, Moving_Various Sensibilities, Busan, Korea, July 2015.
  • Shinsegae Gallery Gwangju, Art Touch, Gwangju, Korea, May 2015.
  • Hampden Galley, The Meek Shall Inherit, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, November 2014.
  • Moving Triennale_Made in Busan, Busan, September, 2014; Fukuoka Sculpture Lounge, Japan, November,2014; Art Space Tetra, Fukuoka, Japan, December, 2014.
  • Gallery Responsibility for Curiosity, Black & White or Right & Wrong, Hapjungdong, Seoul, Korea, December, 2013.
  • L’espace Gallery, 02903, Chungdamdong, Seoul, Korea, November, 2013.
  • Open Space Bae, Threat for Instability, Gijang, Busan, Korea, June, 2013.
  • Gallery Um, Sight and Sound, Dongrae, Busan, Korea, June, 2013.
  • Yunseul Art Gallery, Gimhae Art Center, Media Art-Trends in Contemporary Art, Gimhae, Korea, September 2012.
  • LIG Art Hall, 24 2x4's and a Travel Bag, Busan, Korea, September 2012.
  • BoxoOffice, Meek Shall Inherit, New York City, September 2012.
  • Kim's Art Field, Granules of Motion, solo exhibition, Busan, Korea, September, 2012.
  • 2012 KSBDA International Spring Conference and Exhibition, konkuk Univ., Chungju, Korea, May 2012.
  • Gallery Won, RISD Alumni Exhibition, Cheongdamdong Seoul, Korea, November 2011.
  • Gallery Biim, Point-Line-Face, Samchungdong Seoul, Korea, August 2011.
  • Hyungdai Art Center, Kinetic Flow, Ulsan, Korea, July 2011.
  • KISD International Space Design Exhibition III, Dongduk Women's Univ., Seoul, Korea, April 2011.
  • Space Bandee, Rescue Bandee, Busan, Korea, Feburary 2011.
  • Space Bandee, Between a Rock and a Virtual Place, solo exhibition, Busan, Korea, December 2010.
  • 2010 KSBDA International Fall Conference and Exhibition, Gachun Univ., Incheon, Korea, November 2010.
  • Pixilerations, New Media Fringe Festival, Providence, September 2010.
  • Artjail, NYC, Beautiful and Barbaric at All Times, June 2010.
  • 2010 International Computer Music Conference, Stony Brook University, NY, June 2010.
  • Rhode Island Convention Center, RISD Graduate Show, Providence, RI, May 2010.
  • Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI, Face on The Bar Room Floor, April 2010.
  • Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, Digital+Media Biennial, January 2010.


    PERFORMANCES

  • LIG Art Hall, Digital Performance Open Studio: con.act, Leading Critique, March 22-24, 2012.
  • Grant Theater, Brown University, Providence, Digital Performances, December 2009.
  • Tap Room, RISD, Providence, RI, Performance Night, April 2009.


    RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Taehee Kim, Interactive Video Installation of Phenomenological Landscape Using a Custom Sensitive Fabric Map as Human Interface, International Journal of Digital Content Technology and its Applications, vol.7, no.11, 202-208, 2013
  • Taehee Kim and Joohoon Lee, An Ontological Analysis about Dynamic Composition of Abstract Fonts in Interactive Video Art Installation, International Journal of Digital Content Technology and its Applications, vol.7, no.11, pp.194-201, 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, The Analogy between the Concept of Hyun Myo in Tao Te Ching and Infrathin by Duchamp, Journal of Toe Gye Studies, vol. 20, pp. 131-133, Institute for Toe Gye Studies, December, 2012.
  • Taehee Kim, An Approach to Interdisciplinary Convergent Design Education, Youngsan Journal of East Cultural Studies, v.9, May 2012.
  • Taehee Kim, Robotic String Musical Instrument as an Interactive Game Prototype, Journal of Korea Game Society, v.12, n.1, February 2012.
  • Taehee Kim, Development of Interactive Video Using Real-time Optical Flow and Masking, Journal of the Korea Contents Association, v.11, n.6, June 2011.
  • Taehee Kim, Development of an Interactive Video Installation Based on Zhuangzi's Butterfly Dream, Journal of Korea Game Society, v.11, n.2, April 2011.
  • Taehee Kim, An Ontological Analysis on Drawing by and Autonomous Robot, Journal of Basic Desing and Art Studies, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 149-158, Korean Society of Basic Design & Art, April 2010.
  • Taehee Kim Digital Art, in Digital Entertainment, KSD Media, March 2011.
  • Taehee Kim, An Analysis on Analogical Concepts between Media Art and Oriental Philosophy, Youngsan Journal of East Cultural Studies, v.6, November 2010.


    RECENT CONFERENCES

  • Taehee Kim and Jin-Young Kim, Enhancing Creativity by Developing Critical Thinking Capability Through Art and Technology Convergence Education, 5th International Conference on Convergence Technology, Hokkaido, Japan, July 2015.
  • Jin-Young Kim and Taehee Kim, A Study for the Effect of a Convergence Creativity Program and Influences of Motivation, Creative Self-efficacy and Satisfaction on Creativity, 5th International Conference on Convergence Technology, Hokkaido, Japan, July 2015.
  • Taehee Kim, Application of the Concept of 'Huyn‘ in Tao Te Ching to Fine Art Practices: Vividness of Spatial Depth in a Dimension of Betweenness, Conference of Oriental Culture Research Institute, Youngsan University, Yangsan, Korea, November 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, Jinyoung Kim, Developing Physical Computing Education Frameworks as Tools for Enhancing Creativity by Art and Technology Convergence, International Conference for Small and medium Business, Jeju, April, 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, et al., An Economic and Practical Design Approach to a Delta Robot, Conference of Design Principles and Practices, Vancouver, Canada, January 2014. (virtual presentation)
  • Taehee Kim, New Media Art Experimental Class, Workshop for Convergence and Creativity as Culture and Art Education, Busan Cultural Foundation, November, 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, Philosophical Background of Interactivity and User Experience, Conference on New Media Studies, Keynote Speech, University of Multimedia Nusantara, Indonesia, November, 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, A Physical Computing Approach to a Sensitive Fabric Map as an Input Device for Controlling Computer Graphics, 3rd International Conference on Convergence Technology, Chiang Mai, Thailand, July 2013.
  • Taehee Kim and Joohoon Lee, Dynamic Composition Using an Abstract Font in an Interactive Video Installation, 3rd International Conference on Convergence Technology, Chiang Mai, Thailand, July 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, Phenomenology of Landscapes and Embodied Experience in the Context of Contemporary Art, Conference of Oriental Culture Research Institute, Youngsan University, Busan, Korea, May 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, Core of Art and Technology Interdisciplinary Education, The 2nd Workshop on Dissemination of Interdisciplinary Education, Convergence Education Research Center, Handong University, Jeju, Korea, January 2011.
  • Taehee Kim, Media Art and Oriental Philosophy, Conference on the 21st Art/Culture and Oriental Philosophy, Youngsan University, Busan, Korea, December 2010.
  • Taehee Kim, The Tacit Information from Situatedness in Artificial Intelligence and Digital Landscape, Busan International Design Congress, Busan Design Center, Busan, Korea, November 2010.


    WORK/TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • YOUNGSAN UNIVERSITY / Yangsan, Korea / 1999 ~ present: Professor (2013 ~ present); Associate Professor (2005 ~ 2012) Assistant Professor (2001~2005); Full Time Lecturer (1999~2001); Director of International Cooperation (2005~2008, 2012~present);Director of Industry Cooperation (2005); Director of Student Affairs (2004); Teaching: Philosophy of Contemporary Art, Design Principles, Game Programming (2D and 3D), Computer Game Projects(team project class), Art and Science, Multimedia, Database Systems, Programming in C/C++.

  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN / Taught Winter Session class 2010 - Intelligent Sensing & Control

  • KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION / Daejeon, Korea / 1997~1999 Senior Researcher - Internet Search Agents, Natural Language Processing, Database Construction; Award of best researcher of the year, 1997
  • SYSONE, Inc. / Seoul, Korea / 1989~1991 Customer Engineer


    WORK/TEACHING COMPETENCES

  • Digital Media Theory, Interactive Installations, Digital Performance, Compter Games, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Sensing
  • Processing, Max/MSP/Jitter, Arduino and DIY Electronics, Objective-C and iPhone SDK, C/C++, Java, Ableton Live


    RECENT LECTURES AND TALKS

  • Artificial Intelligence and Art: A Method of Fusing Science and Art, Gyeongsang University, Jinju, Korea, May 2015.
  • Theoretical Background of Experience Design and its Practice, Silla University, Busan, Korea, November 2014.
  • Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, and Art, Advanced Humanities Program, Youngsan University, October 2014.
  • Art and Science Convergence, Gyeongnam Foundation for Art Culture, December, 2013.
  • Working as a Software Engineer, Gimhae Art Center, November, 2013.
  • Artificial Intelligence and Art, Indonesia University of Education, September, 2013.
  • Artificial and Intelligence, Lecture, Young Curator Workshop, Arts Council Korea(AKO), Seoul, November, 2012
  • Artist Talk at Space Bandee, Busan, Korea, 2011.September.
  • Core of Art and Technology Interdisciplinary Education, The 2nd Workshop on Dissemination of Interdisciplinary Education, Convergence Education Research Center, Handong University, Jeju, Korea, January 2011.
  • Media Art and Oriental Philosophy, Conference on the 21st Art/Culture and Oriental Philosophy, Youngsan University, Busan, Korea, December 2010.
  • The Tacit Information from Situatedness In Artificial Intelligence and Digital Landscape, Busan International Design Congress, Busan Design Center, Busan, Korea, November 2010.
  • SITE as a Concept for Media Design, The 2nd AppCenter Conference, Dongseo University, Busan, Korea, September 2010.
  • Computer Vision for Interactive Arts, National Institute for Mathematical Science Summer School, Dongseo University, Busan Korea, August 2010.


    NEWSPAPER COLUMNS

  • Taehee Kim, Computer Software Education and Humanities Studies, The Gyeongnam Sinmun, November 4, 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, Semantics-based Education and Creativity, The Gyeongnam Sinmun, September 23, 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, The Direction for Strengthening Software Education, The Gyeongnam Sinmun, August 5, 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, Human Languages and Computer Languages, The Gyeongnam Sinmun, July 1, 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, Open Source Hardware and Creativity, The Gyeongnam Sinmun, May 20, 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, Robot Software and Design, The Gyeongnam Sinmun, April 1, 2014.
  • Taehee Kim, Design Education in the Convergence Age, Yangsan Civil Newspaper, October 8, 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, Convergent Design in the Creative Economy, Yangsan Civil Newspaper, July 2, 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, Science- Art Convergence and Creativity Education, Busan Daily Newspaper, June 4, 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, Contemporary Media and Experience Design, Yangsan Civil Newspaper, April 16, 2013.
  • Taehee Kim, Designing Design, Yangsan Civil Newspaper, January 8, 2013.


    MEMBERSHIP & SERVICES

  • Member, Project Planning Task Force Committee, Gyeongnam Culture and Arts Foundation, 2015.
  • Member, City Landscape Committee, Busan Dong-gu, 2014~present.
  • Committee Chair and Tutor, New Media Art Creativity Education, Busan Culture Foundation, 2013~2015.
  • Chair of Program Committee, Autumn Conference of Korea Game Society, Busan, Korea, November 2014.
  • General Chair, The 1st International Conference for Interdisciplinary Studies, Youngsan University, September 2014.
  • Member of Software Education Volunteers, App Center Movement Headquarter, 2013~present; Scratch programming education service to Dongsang Elementary School, Busan, Korea(2014).
  • Instructor, Creativity Class: Arduino Education, Busan Municipal Library, August, 2014.
  • Instructor, IT Education for Butan Government Officers, MySQL, July 2014.
  • Juror, Exhibition Division, SigGRAPH Asia 2012~2013.
  • Member, Korea Game Society, 2001~present; Member, Journal Editorial Committee, since 2012.
  • Member, Korean Institute for Information Scientists and Engineers, 2001~present.
  • Member, The Korean Society for Cognitive Science, 1997~present.
  • Information and Telecommunication Specialist Education for IIT - Database and System Integration, Egypt, by Korea International Cooperation Agency, December 09~24, 2006.
  • Member, Education Committee, Gyungnam Province, Korea, 2004.
  • Committee member, Automatic Identification and Data Capture Work Group, Korea Agency for Technology and Standards, Korean delegate for ISO/IEC JTC1/SC31, 2001~2003.
  • Strengthening Computer-Software Education for Universities, National IT Industry Promotion Agency, Korea, 2001~2002.