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SooA Kim


SooA Kim (b.1991) is a media designer based in New York. She practices motion design to activate the space and frame the experience in the live event performances. Kim is also interested in socially constructed ideas within the sphere of performing arts and creating pre-visualization concepts for multimedia productions. Lately, her work has been more focused on screen design work for tv broadcasts, concerts, and theater. Her recent production credits include Park Avenue Armory, We Love NYC: The Homecoming, Mike Tyson’s Legends Only League, and Fitz and the Tantrums Winter Tour.  



EDUCATION

2020  MFA in Video & Media Design, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama

2015  BFA in Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design | The New School. 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION 

2020   UCLA Design Showcase. CMU NY & LA Design Showcase // remote

2019   USA Emerging Designer Exhibition, Prague Quadrennial 2019, Czechoslovakia

2019   USITT Expo, Louisiana

2018   Art & Technology: Art as Instight, Heritage Space, Hanoi, Vietnam

2016   Untitled III, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Canada

2015   Queens Council of Arts Alumni Exhibition, Edison Price Lighting Gallery, Long Island City

2015   Process : Concept, Industry City, Brooklyn

2014   Still Life And Man: Interpretations, The State Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia.

2014   Making/Meaning Exhibition, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York

2012   Collectanea, Abrons Art Center, New York


AWARDS / GRANTS 

2020   Juried grant from the CMU Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry

2019   Featured Emerging Artist USA, Prague Quadrennial 2019

2019   Carnegie Mellon University, GuSH Grant, 2019

2018   Queens Emerging Artist Business Prize. Finalist

2010-15  Parsons The New School for Design, Dean BFA & Chase Scholarship, Dean’s List.

2020   Hecksher Museum of Art, Honorable Mention Award.


CURATORIAL PRACTICE

2015   Untitled 2015 II, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Canada.

2015   Farewell to 85th Street, Mannes School of Music, New York, NY, United States.

2015   Uprooted, 25 East Gallery, New York, NY, United States.


RESIDENCY 

2020   Residency-in-Your-Room Fellowship: CMU Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry


ARTIST TALK 

2018   Plastic, Coral, Ice & Earth, Yamaha Art Services, New York, NY

2015   Queens Council on Arts, HS2AS. Panelist. 

2015   RomaNeum, Neuss, Germany 

2014   Still Life and Man: Interpretations, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.


PRESS & CATALOG

2018   Art & Technology: Art as Instight, Heritage Space, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2016   Düsseldorf Festival Magazin!, Düsseldorf, Germany

2015   NGZ “Norfer Musiker kommt gern zurück”, Neuss, Germany




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