Heejoo Gwen Kim

animated filmmaker :: new media artist

Heejoo Kim works as an animated filmmaker and new media arts, currently creating projects focusing on social issues, such as microaggressions, feminism, elder abuse, and human trafficking in experimental narrative film structures. She holds MFA degrees from The School of Art Institute of Chicago (MFA in Film, Video, New Media and Animation) and The  University of Illinois at Chicago (New Media Arts) and BFA degrees from The School of Art Institute of Chicago (Art and Technology Studies) and Hongik University (Painting and Drawing).

Her films and installations have been internationally presented at festivals and galleries in Germany, UK, Lebanon, Mexico, Bulgaria, Turkey, France, Philippine, India, Latvia, Canada, Korea,  Italy, Ecuador, and throughout the United States. Her films have received awards including Best Animation, Best Experimental Film, and Best of Show at several international film festivals. She had been a director, curator, an adjudicator for International Animation + New Media Art festivals, conferences, and shows.

Currently she is teaching at Bowling Green State University. She previously taught at The University of Montana in Media Arts, The School of Art Institute of Chicago in Art and Technology Studies, and Columbia College Chicago in Interactive Arts and Media.

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Detailed working progress Project site
unwearablefunctional.wordpress.com
heejoogwenkim.wordpress.com
heejoogwenkimportfolio.wordpress.com
paramnesia09.tumblr.com
 

https://studentworkskim.wordpress.com/


heejoo.gwen.kim@gmail.com

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