Eunsu Kang

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Eunsu Kang is an international media artist from Korea. Her interest in a body without a "normal" communicative method and its metamorphosis into a "singing" body has been embodied as a hybrid artwork with interactive video, spatial sound, installation and performance. Creating interdisciplinary projects, her signature has been seamless integration of art disciplines and innovative techniques. Her work has been invited to numerous places including Japan, China, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Germany and the US. Her solo exhibition in 2002 was awarded for her video installations by the Korean Culture and Arts Foundation. Her third solo exhibition in 2003 was held on cellular phones with wireless internet connections. She was introduced as one of the most promising young artists in the book, Young Korean Artists 45: Interviews in 2006.  She is also a winner of the Insa Web/Mobile Art Project Award, the Korean National Juried Project for 2000: the Year of New Arts, the Korean National Fund 2005 for Emerging Artists and Hybrid Art Funding 2009 from Arts Council Korea. 

Kang is currently an Assistant Professor of New Media Art at the University of Akron in Ohio, USA. She is creating the first New Media Program of this school and is supporting interdisciplinary collaborative relationships throughout the campus. She earned her Ph.D. in Digital Arts and Experimental Media from DXARTS at the University of Washington in 2010. She received an MA in Media Arts and Technology from MAT at UCSB with Projector Loquens, an interactive robotic video projection system and an MFA from the Ewha Woman's University with her video installations. Her researches have been presented at prestigious conferences such as ACM, ICMC and ISEA. (KangEunsu.Com)