Born 1971, Seoul, South Korea
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA



2002 M.F.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT
1993 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT


Selected Exhibitions/Screenings/Performances

Posers, Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA

Permutation, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Festoon, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
The Foolish Game, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Your Piece, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Mix ‘Em Up, Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA

Biometric, New Media Gallery, New Westminster, BC, Canada
Cultural Excavation, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Open Show, juried by Jenny Gheith, Assistant Curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Random Acts of Time, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California

No Dialogue, Video art screening at ArtPadSF art fair,  San Francisco, CA

I Love Your Profile, Espacio Menosuno, Madrid, Spain
I Love Your Profile, La Kursala Gallery, Cadiz, Spain

FOFU phot’art, International Festival of Photography, Fucecchio, Italy
International Festival of Video Art of Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco

01SJ Biennial: A Global Festival of Art on the Edge, San Jose, CA
Command Z: New Work in Digital Photography, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Watch It: When Art and TV Meet, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

International Short Film Festival Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

MULTI–, Arts+Literature Laboratory, New Haven, CT
Play, Collaboration with Adele Myers and Dancers, Merce Cunningham Studio, New York, NY
“A 24 Frame Project: One Year,” Sundance Channel, Aired 2005–2008

Silver Lake Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
Film Fest New Haven, New Haven, CT
Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

Light Plays Tricks 6 Short Film Festival, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

City-Wide Open Studios 2002, New Haven, CT
Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
Configuring Identity: Fragmented Self and Other, Untitled (Space) Gallery, New Haven, CT

City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Second-year graduate student show, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

Asian American Renaissance Career Development Artists Showcase, pARTS Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
First-year graduate student show, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT



2011, 2010 Webby Awards judge
2007 Webby Awards nominee, Film/Video
2005 Artist Fellowship Award, Film/Video, Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
2004 Audience Award: Second Place, Short Film – Experimental, Film Fest New Haven
2004 Jury Award: Honorable Mention, Short Film – Experimental, Film Fest New Haven
1999 Artistic Career Development Grant, Asian American Renaissance, Jerome Foundation


Selected Media

2015 In Search of Great Culture. KBS documentary, August 8.
2010 Brown, Damon. “Time-Lapse Aging Videos Buzz Across the Internet.”, December 16.
2006 “The Year in Online Video.” Wired News, December 26.,72341-0.html
2006 Q&A by Filmmaker Greg Pak,, September 26.
2006 Inside Edition, September 20.
2006 The Today Show, August 18.
2006 ABC World News Webcast, August 17.
2006 BBC News, August 17.
2006 City News (Toronto, Canada), August 12.
2006 “Daily Viral Video.” TV Week, August 11.



2014 Walker Rettberg, Jill. Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
2013 Losh, Elizabeth. “Beyond Biometrics: Feminist Media Theory Looks at Selfiecity.”
2010 Belsky, Scott. Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality. New York: Portfolio, Penguin Group.
2010 European Photography.
2010 10×15.
2009 Superlight. Exhibition publication on the occasion of the 2008 01SJ Biennial: A Global Festival of Art on the Edge and the exhibition Superlight. San Jose: ZER01.
2007 Sarno, David. “A fast-forward trip through time’s passage.” Los Angeles Times, April 15.
2007 Schneider, Keith. “Look at Me, World! Self-Portraits Morph Into Internet Movies.” New York Times, March 18.
2007 Kirsner, Scott. “All the World’s a Stage (That Includes the Internet).” New York Times, February 15.
2006 Sennhauser, Peter. “Die unglaubliche Geschichte der Lee.” Tages Anzeiger (Switzerland), September 4.
2004 Featured New Haven filmmaker, Play magazine, September 8.
2002 Olsen, Kym; Martin, Trevor; Yamamoto, Yuko; Yin, Chi-Jang; “Configuring Identity: Fragmented Self and Other,” Untitled (Space) Galley, exhibition catalogue essay, Jan. 19-March 2.


Public Collections

Museum of the Moving Image, Long Island City, NY
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut



International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences